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Wasp taking in water

Observed: 3rd August 2011 By: Peter PearsonPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in InvertebratesPeter Pearson’s reputation in Invertebrates
Wasp taking in water
Description:

This photograph is one wasp in a constant stream coming in to a garden pond apparently filling up with water and flying off. Sometimes so heavy that they were almost unable to take off.
Are they taking water back to the nest?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Vespula (Paravespula) germanica interacts