eastern carpenter bee (Xylocopa virginica)
- When to observe: Year-round
- What to observe: Activity, Development, and Reproduction
- Where to observe:
One or more adults are seen moving about or at rest.
One or more individuals are seen visiting flowers or flying from flower to flower. If possible, record the name of the plant or describe it in the comments field.
A male and female are seen coupled in a mating position, usually with the male on top of the female.
One or more dead individuals are seen, including those found on roads.