Early Spring Risers Here are three early spring risers which I found warming themselves on shrubbery at the bottom of my garden. Please click on images for better definition. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 14 thoughts on “Early Spring Risers” Add yours Whoa!! Three different ones? My goodness gracious! Great photos!! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I was lucky. These three were within a few leaves of each other just resting in the sun. Thank you 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Is that unusual? LikeLiked by 1 person This bush seems to be ideally located for insects as it is in the open sun, and I think they were all just warming themselves. There was also a fly and a bumblebee, but they would not keep still long enough to snap them. LikeLiked by 1 person Whoa!! Thanks for sharing!! LikeLiked by 1 person Exciting to see new life starting up again! Great photos. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you Belinda 🙂 Yes it is really exciting! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m guessing the middle one is Eristalis tenax, because we have them down here! The other two I am clueless. Can you put me out of my misery? Smashing photos, Pete. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Cheers, Ark! 🙂 Yes, bang on with the Drone Fly (Eristalis tenax). The top one is a German Wasp, and the bottom one a female Red Mason Bee (Osmia bicornis), I believe. LikeLike Reply Love the buzzers. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you 🙂 LikeLike Reply Wow, such excellent definition. Great shots, Pete. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you very much, Eliza 🙂 LikeLike Reply I have seen two queen wasps already this spring. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Your thoughts ... Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.