Coconut palm they love them.
These are from a great website things to do with honey
I love the wasp helmet!!!
And the shield too - I kept looking at his other hand for a sword!
That is just wild. Thanks for the pictures.
It got up to 91 degrees F / 33 degrees C today. The nuc box bees were still bearding quite a bit at 8PM!
Same weather for us in PA/philly area. No rain for weeks - have had to refill bee watering hole daily!
Nice I noticed mine like the wet dirt in my plants more than the little plate I set out under a plant.
Yes - I call it their strawberry swamp!
I have an orchid swamp
Went out for some early morning inspections and found this lovely creature (Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)) hanging out with the bees.
catching a swarm
and here's my own stupid bees swarming and running away from home..
I caught them down the track a bit and put them into a new box..
One of six swarms collected today
Also a short video of a feral hive in a gum tree that generated two swarms today:
Neighbor messaged me to let me know that my bees had found her hummingbird feeder!
Whoopee, no need to spend money making up winter syrup for them!!!
By the way, how the heck does she know that they are your bees??? That is standard California legal defense for bee sting litigation - prove it was one of my bees!
Well, I recognized them right away Dawn! Bobbees of Ball Ground GA are famous
Oh, they're mine.That's Beatrice, Beulah, Bonnie, Babbette, Bethsheba, Bidelia, and Joan.