Monthly Picture: Paper Wasp Nest

Found these paper wasps building their nest on a painted brick post:

Paper wasp nest with eggs
Paper wasp nest with eggs

That’s a new nest with eggs a-cooking!

They were minding their own business, but they’re in a very public area and won’t last long…

This is a dot-for-dot crop from a larger image, with just a touch of unsharp mask to bring out their hazard warning stripes.