Saturday, March 31, 2007

A new house...

Ok, last year we had some trouble with wasps in the backyard. So we got this yellow "wasp trap"-thing. It hung in the tree by the patio all season. We never saw one single wasp fly into it. It stayed empty.

Today we noticed that a wasp was building a house. Inside the "wasp trap". Flying happily in and out with building material.

We don't think that was the purpose of it...

(click on the picture for a larger picture)

(yes we know there are different kinds of wasps, such as the yellowjackets, or the hornets... and this is probably a hornet in trap for yellowjackets or the other way around...).

3 comments:

Matildas fikarum said...

Ha, ha, that's so funny!! Wonderful.

Annika said...

Now I am laughing as well!! So funny!
Hornets and yellow jackets are NO fun.

SweFlo said...

Wow... Så fick NI på näsan :-)!

Vi har ena envisa getingar som varje år bygger (försöker) på exakt samma plats mitt utanför ytterdörren, under taket. De borde väl ha lärt sig vid det här laget att det är en riskig plats. Det går ju inte att ha ilskna getingar vid ytterdörren, speciellt inte när dotter vill "klappa" alla djur hon ser...