We’re entering the season of the flyswatter and bug zapper, insect foggers and citronella candles.
It’s true, there is a lot of annoyance on the wing as summer approaches; my rural Agoura backyard is already under siege from stinging flies, yellow jackets and mosquitoes.
Here and there we catch a break, distracted by a fascinating flier like the California carpenter bee (Xylocopa californica).
My dog certainly finds these bees to be fascinating. Generally he’s not much interested in the n...
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