Ground Bees

CANTON, OHIO — I found these guys yesterday. They’ve been hovering around what appears to be a small rodent burrow. It seems some bees took over what must have been a vacancy in the hole.

They didn’t appear to be aggressive and basically kept to themselves. Regardless, I didn’t want to get too close. I was shooting with a Sigma 70-300mm kit lens that has a broken motor. It works well enough in manual focus. The important part is 300mm of zoom helped to keep some distance between us.