Blue Mud Dauber

Blue Mud Dauber

I found a bunch of Blue Mud Dauber wasps in my garden sleeping on a dry vine. These Blue Mud Daubers, Chalybion bengalense are pretty common blue household wasps we encounter at home. Even though these are solitary wasps, males have a habit of sleeping in a group together. I was using my Canon EOS … Read more

Sand Wasp

Sand Wasp - Ammophila sp.

This dainty wasp belongs to the genus Ammophila, which like the black and yellow mud dauber is a hunting wasp in the Family Sphecidae, captured and presented here for your viewing pleasure using my trusty Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light … Read more