Bees [Continued]

Well, two days ago we noticed around noon that the bees were again swarming. So Eric hurredly assembled one hive body while Kirsten read up on how to get the swarm into the hive. Here you can see that the bees choose a nearby spruce tree to swarm in while looking for a new nesting place. For a fascinating look at the complex communication system that bees use to choose a new nest, see this recent article in Medical News Today). [Continued next picture …]

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