A Sign Spring Has Begun: Violet Carpenter Bees

For 2 days the weather at the Quinta has almost reached mid 20s and the skies have been clear blue. It is no surprise that this has kick-started spring. Today the garden was full of Violet Carpenter Bees that have appeared out of hibernation.

Here a couple of shots of these giant Bees from today.

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Violet Carpenter Bee/Abelha Carpinteira (Xylocopa violacea)

Violet Carpenter Bee/Abelha Carpinteira (Xylocopa violacea)

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