Free Living

This nest has been occupied for 5 years in the base of a Canadian Maple tree. II thought it had died out one winter, but bees were observed on a warm day flying out. There are 2 entrances, one at ground level, which is now closed up by debris.
I always feel joy when I see them flying, as they are in quite a public place. The bees have built a propolis curtain seen in second photo.

14 Sept 2021

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Ingo

United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Total reported by Ingo is 4