Some of the wasps in this area had white abdomens, and some, like this one, had yellow abdomens. Not sure if they are the same species or two different ones.
High densities in emergent vegetation/along shore line.
high densities. Native snails (Planorbella sp.) present.
10 on shore near Bull's Point. Birds were about 100 feet away. Photo taken by holding up iPhone to spotting scope.
It looked like a bee without wings, and was crawling around in the sand below the high tide line. So creepy looking!