Cocoon size- from Frank M.

Cocoon size- from Frank M.

Frank M.  writes:  I’m sending this image to you to get an opinion about something that continues to puzzle me. These cocoons are part of…

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Wingless mason bee-from Valer

Wingless mason bee-from Valer

I found this bee last spring and realized today that she has no wing on one side and what appears to be a deformed one…

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Red frass

Red frass

Here are 2 pictures of summer mason bee cocoons  (? species)  with  small red fecal pellets on the outside of the cocoons.  What is interesting…

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Pennsylvania brown osmia

Pennsylvania brown osmia

Don reports having both brown cornifrons and black osmia bees living side by side for years.   Great photos Don.  Thanks for sharing

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Oh, how cute!-mason bee boys

Oh, how cute!-mason bee boys

Just for fun. No wonder we call mason bees  cute and friendly!

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What mason bee is this?

What mason bee is this?

Hi,   I have a number of bees at one of my houses this year. I’m familiar with the Blue one but wondering what the reddish…

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