Subject: Femae Carpenter Bee
Location: South Pasadena
April 19, 2016 9:25 pm
I believe this is a female carpenter bee? Photo was taken on a 90 -ish degree day, today, in mid April in LA., in a parking lot. She was very happy to stay on my hand and I had a hard time getting her to climb onto any plants. I wanted to do more than just say hi but didn’t know what else she would like. Thanks!
You are correct that this is a female Valley Carpenter Bee. It was very kind and fearless of you to move her from the pavement to the foliage. People like you make South Pasadena a wonderful place, and because of your kindness, we are tagging this posting with the Bug Humanitarian Award. We are your neighbor across the freeway in Mount Washington.