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Lorraine Boyd
Peebles Island, Waterford NY
02:38 pm

Equipment Details:

D500 with 200-500mm lens

Post-processing Details:

Lighten shadow and enhance.

Image Details:

While hiking Peebles Island I spotted this huge Paper Wasp nest. The aggressive wasps (with a painful sting) gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they mix with saliva to construct nests made of papery material. Luckily, just in time, I realized it was an active nest.