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07.10.2021 Incoming!!! Run for your Life!
The last thing you see before OW! Go ahead…click it, I dare you. LOL Another shot of a Bald-faced Yellowjacket-aka Bald-faced Hornet-Dolichovespula maculata.
Posted in Amherst, Closeup Photography, Insects, macro photography, Nature Photography, Western Massachusetts Tagged Amherst, Bald-faced Aerial Yellowjacket, bald-faced hornet, Bald-faced Yellowjacket, Dolichovespula maculata, Hymenoptera, Massachusetts, New England, Vespidae, western massachusetts 38 Comments
08.26.2020 Wasp Wednesday
We had a brief downpour yesterday which, although short-lived, gave us a bit of relief from the heat and some much needed moisture. While there was still just a light drizzle coming down I went out looking for insects and … Continue reading
09.08.2019 Coincidental ties in to recent conversations
The last few days, Steve and I have remarked about a couple of things, hornet nests and leaf-roller spiders. As luck would have it, I had a chance yesterday to photograph both subjects here in the yard. The first we … Continue reading
09.29.2013 Bald-faced hornet nest
It’s a good thing I was mowing the lawn and not trimming the bushes today. I’ve seen these nests often enough but usually they are high in a tree and unapproachable. We have one in our yard in one of … Continue reading