A bee seeing you

Carpenter bee keeping an eye on you

It turns out one of the bees that has been cruising the yard has been cruising the yard looking for dates.

He’s even bigger than a bumblebee. His big black shiny butt tells me he’s a Carpenter bee, and the yellow spot on his face tells me he’s a male. He’s hovering and buzzing (LOUDLY) around the same area that was a popular hangout for Carpenter bees last summer. These bees are getting an early start.