robynsnature: “ A further note on bringing birds into the garden. Pictured above is Banksia integrifolia, not only brilliant for nectar feeding but also seed eaters giving you are more diverse range...
We have an old wasp nest stored at our house (and there's one in the woods not far from here that's as big as a beachball, but too high for me to retrieve). Ours is a rather homogeneous gray, quite a log power less impressive than this one from HarryR's Flickr photostream, found in an attic in the U.K. His wasps must have had access to a nice variety of pulp materials.
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This image took 4th place in the Nikon Small World Competition It was taken by Riccardo Taiariol of La Spezia, SP, Italy. It is a wasp nest magnified ten times. Technique: Extended Depth of Field Stereomicroscopy. Courtesy of Nikon Small World