Carpenter Bee by Jean Marie Mouveroux Xylocopa violacea readily identified by its color. Carpenters bees are about 25 mm, glossy black all over, with sparse black hairs. Taken at Le Perreux sur Marne, Ile-de-France, France.
A complete guide to finding the best of Spring in Paris, France. In the picture: spring flowers on the Champ de Mars.