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Eastern Carpenter Bee

Xylocopa virginica


Eastern Carpenter Bee


Trees, wooden structures


This male eastern carpenter bee was buzzing around his nest hole outside the visitor's center at the John Heinz NWR in PA.

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AngelaSusanBradley 9 years ago

We have beautiful blue ones here in Portugal. Lovely photo.

lori.tas 9 years ago

I love carpenter bees. When I was growing up we had a colony in an old orange tree stump. I used to watch them buzzing about and digging new holes.

KristenFrancis 9 years ago

i grew up in eastern PA and remember listening to those guys munch on the roof of my house all night long. very cool pic :)

Yasser 9 years ago

Jim, congrats on making Spotting of the Day! Check it out: and!/projectnoah/statu...

SheaEckert 9 years ago

These guys love the wood that my deck is made out of...

Manilie 9 years ago

great shot!

Korina Abbott
Korina Abbott 9 years ago

Fantastic photos!

Jim Avitalle
Spotted by
Jim Avitalle

Philadelphia, penna, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2011
Submitted on May 11, 2011

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