Osmia californica cocoons

Osmia californica cocoons

Osmia californica cocoons are yellowish with bright orange frass (fecal pellets) Osmia californica cocoons

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Osmia californica - Richard W. Rust

Osmia californica – Richard W. Rust

The Wasmann Journal of Biology  (Vol 32 no 1 1974) has an excellent article on a variety of bee species including Osmia californica.  It includes range maps…

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Osmia californica bee photos

Osmia californica bee photos

Finding anything written about Osmia californica is not easy.  Although I found an article written on californica by M. D. Levin, his scientific article was…

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Osmia californica- New Bee Product

Osmia californica- New Bee Product

This little mason bee Osmia californica, emerges soon after the early spring mason bee Osmia lignaria.  We have supplies of Osmia californica available for our customers …

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Colourful flowers feed an array of bumble bees.

Colourful flowers feed an array of bumble bees.

Today I stopped by a Oliver Woods Recreation centre in Nanaimo (BC Canada).  It is a beautiful facility. What really took my fancy were the…

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Wild Honey bee colonies In Australia's Centre

Wild Honey bee colonies In Australia’s Centre

Walking trails in the Center   The Australian outback is an amazing world of contrast:  red and black cliffs, dry desert landscape with water-filled gorges,…

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