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Playing on the beach at sunset
Ants at a Picnic
early morning on the still waters of Lake Cora
Love In The Treetops
In Memoriam
Soon to be a Sunflower
A paper wasp on a playground swing set in Sag Harbour
Snow Day for a White Throated Sparrow
Tear in the Ridegline
My son's caterpillar hatched from it's cocoon
Portrait of a Tufted Titmouse
"Jaws" the Carpenter Bee
A man working behind the scenes at a resort
A hidden elephant enjoying a dip.
Ready and Waiting
Soldier Beetle
White Cascade Under the Stars
Reflections of a Thirsty Paper Wasp
 Kayaking on the lake Louise
Grand Canyon, AZ. 5/26/16
Mating wool carder bees
Statue of Liberty while on the Staten Island Ferry.
Innocence - Sheep and young Lamb
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
"Jaws" the Carpenter Bee

This is a male carpenter bee in flight. I nicknamed him "Jaws" for the large yellow mouthparts you seen in the photo (females do not have these yellow mouthparts). He was flying around my home, fiercely defending his territory as they do that time of the year.

TAGS: Nature, United States, Virginia

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Forest, Virginia, United States of America
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© Steven Easterbrook.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 6, 2016, 12:54 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 70D
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO800
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