Cuckoo Bee – 5/21/23

Observer: Josh Simons

Observation Date: 5/21/23

Observation Time: 3:05 p.m.

Observation Location: near Gavins Pond

Common Name: Cuckoo Bee

Scientific Name: Nomada maculata

Comments: Cuckoo bees lay their eggs in the colonies of other species of bees so they do not have to raise their own young, much as cuckoo birds lay their eggs in the nests of other birds.

More Information: Wikipedia