Great Black Wasp

Insects and Flowers at Acton Arboretum

August 24, 2020

A bald-faced hornet at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bald-faced hornet at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A bumble bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Bumble bees at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Bumble bees at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Goldenrod at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Goldenrod at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great black wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great black wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A great golden digger wasp at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A honey bee at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Queen Anne's lace at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A tachinid fly at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A tachinid fly at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Thistle at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
An eastern yellowjacket at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A flower at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
A flower at Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.
Acton Arboretum, photographed by Nancy Wright.

Nancy Wright photographed a variety of insects and flowers along the trails at Acton Arboretum.

Insects in Northborough

July 26, 2020

Citrus flatid planthoppers in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
Citrus flatid planthoppers in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A great black wasp in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A great black wasp in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A great golden digger wasp in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A great golden digger wasp in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A milkweed leaf beetle in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.
A milkweed leaf beetle in Northborough, photographed by Marnie Frankian.

Marnie Frankian photographed citrus flatid planthoppers, a great black wasp, a great golden digger wasp, and a milkweed leaf beetle in Northborough.

Nature in Southborough

July 27, 2020

An eastern bluebird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern bluebird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A gray catbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A red-winged blackbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A red-winged blackbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A ruby-throated hummingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An indigo bunting at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American robin at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American robin at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern kingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An eastern kingbird at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
An American goldfinch at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A bumble bee at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
Eastern kingbirds at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great black wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great black wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great golden digger wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great golden digger wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A pearl crescent at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A pearl crescent at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A four-toothed mason wasp and a sand-loving wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A four-toothed mason wasp and a sand-loving wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A four-toothed mason wasp and a sand-loving wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A four-toothed mason wasp and a sand-loving wasp at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A house sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.
A house sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed an eastern bluebird, a gray catbird, a red-winged blackbird, a ruby-throated hummingbird, an indigo bunting, an American robin, eastern kingbirds, American goldfinches, a bumble bee, a great black wasp, a great golden digger wasp, a monarch butterfly, a pearl crescent, a four-toothed mason wasp, a sand-loving wasp, and a house sparrow at Breakneck Hill Conservation Land in Southborough.

Nature at Farm Pond in Framingham

July 28, 2019

A great black wasp at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great black wasp at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great black wasp at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A great black wasp at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A mallard at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A mallard at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Mallards at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
Mallards at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A monarch butterfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A mute swan and a dragonfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.
A mute swan and a dragonfly at Farm Pond in Framingham, photographed by Steve Forman.

Steve Forman photographed a great black wasp, mallards, monarch butterflies, and a mute swan with a dragonfly on its head at Farm Pond in Framingham.