About (some) Bee predators, 7 page Image report with 18 photos. Page 1...
1st, Golden Garden Spider or Corn Spider/Writing Spider (Argiope aurantia).
2nd, Garden Spider (Araneus diadematus).
3rd, the terrible Praying Mantis - are the focus of this image story.
Contrary to common assumptions, my Northeast regional observations
show that all 3 seem to have a preference for bees and wasps.