A potter wasp made her mud nests in a pile of …

A potter wasp made her mud nests in a pile of branches on my patio! I think the lady wandering around was one of the babies (all grown up now!).

I think most people are familiar with the paper wasps who live in large colonies, but not the solitary wasps who make mud nests. I didn’t know about potter wasps until I saw these and (by chance) flipped through a book and saw familiar photos of the nests.

July 5, 2018