We have been paying close attention to the smaller pollinators out and about on these chilly days.
Some kind of fly taking in some nectar through its proboscis …
Green flying ant or green sweat bee??
Another Syrphid or Hoverfly ….
This is a Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil ….
I am seeing these ambushers on every outing nowadays. I suspect that I am seeing more out there!
Spreading Dogbane is an important source of nectar for many pollinators…
This might be a yellow water buttercup. I’ll have to keep and eye out for more….
Monet, again ….
This appears to be Plum Pocket Disease, which can also affect our wild cherries: