Archive for the tag "Bees and Wasps"

A bee on ulei (Osteomeles anthylidifolia) which is indigenous to Hawaii.

Bee on ulei

Pinkhead smartweed growing alongside Saddle Road on the Big Island.

Pinkhead smartweed

A sphecid wasp, P. fervens

Sphecid wasp

Naio (Myoporum sandwicense) grows on the lower slopes of Mauna Kea.

Naio

A black and yellow mud dauber wasp

Black and yellow mud dauber wasp

A honey bee on a fireweed flower on the Big Island

Bee on fireweed flower

A paper wasp clambers over a budding plumeria.

Paper wasp on a plumeria

A bee forages through the blooms of a mock orange.

Mock orange abuzz