2/22/10

Kirk rescues some hot-tubbing bees


Kirk says:


These bees were in a hot tub in Venice. I cut them out. They had swarmed about a week before.

As I took them out I could see that they had back-filled the brood nest with honey. This is a sign of swarming—the bees stop feeding the queen so she can fly when they leave. They fill the brood neat with honey so the bees left behind can survive.


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