Southborough wildlife: Things that fly edition

Since we’re identifying critters this week, anyone know what kind of butterfly this is? I spotted it while on a walk through the woods a few weeks ago.

Bay Circuit Trail, Southborough, MA

And this guy was enjoying the peonies on my deck.

Peonies

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Matthew Brownell
13 years ago

The bee is a tough one. I was going to say a bald-faced hornet because of the white banding. But the white-bands do not appear on the head, which looks green.

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