Subject: What’s this nest?
Location: Sterling, Virginia Usa
May 13, 2016 1:22 pm
My mother in law lives in Sterling Va
And has got this nest in the eves of her porch.
We Would really like to know what it is!
This is the nest of a solitary Bee that has been provisioned with pollen to feed the developing larvae. We suspect it is a Mason Bee Nest based on this image on Warren PHotographic. Solitary Bees are not aggressive and this nest poses no threat to your mother in law.
And thanks for the speedy reply!
I’ll let her know. She’ll be relieved it’s not a wasps nest.
All the best to you and your team.