Paper Wasp

The Paper Wasp – (Polistes fastidiotus) (Afrikaans name Rooiby), belong to a group of wasps that build papery multi-celled nests of wood pulp and saliva that are attached by a stalk to plants,rocks or buildings. They defend their nests aggressively and their young are fed with chewed caterpillars.

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The Southern Red Bishop (Afrikaans name, Rooivink) when in transition into or out of his breeding colours (also known as being in eclipse)…