With all the spring flowers in bloom, there are numerous insects around these blossoms. The most abundant are bees.
Some are bumblebees, but most are carpenter bees, miner bees and honey bees. These bees are very active now.
Carpenter bees are frequently seen in spring hovering around the eaves of a house or the underside of a deck or porch rail. They are often mistaken for bumble bees, but differ in that they have a black, shiny tail.
Carpenter bee excavate tunnels in wood with its strong jaws.