This black and white bee was digging a burrow when I noticed dirt flicking. I managed to get two shots showing the tip of the abdomen before it went deeper inside and didn't come out for at least 5 min.
Dirt hillside in chaparral
I believe this will be its nesting burrow.
Lat: 33.03, Long: -117.01
Spotted on Mar 21, 2012
Submitted on Mar 23, 2012