What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Location:  Mount Washington, Los Angeles, CA
We photographed the female Valley Carpenter Bee covered in pollen as she gathered nectar from our sweet peas. When she is gathering the pollen from the sweet peas, the blossoms pistel pushes up through the petals and caresses the bee, and is fertilized by the pollen trapped on the bees fuzzy body.

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What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: California

One Response to Female Valley Carpenter Bee

  1. Richard Portman says:

    What a lovely photo!

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