Leaf-cutter Bee

Leaf-cutter Bee

Observation - Leaf-cutter Bee. Description: These bees are investigating holes (holes for recessed screws) underneath a wooden garden table, in previous years I have seen them carrying pieces of leaf into these holes to build nests and no doubt they will be doing the same soon. I've seen at least t

These bees are investigating holes (holes for recessed screws) underneath a wooden garden table, in previous years I have seen them carrying pieces of leaf into these holes to build nests and no doubt they will be doing the same soon. I've seen at least three individuals in the past few days and the ones I've photographed all appear to be males - perhaps prospecting nesting sites?