Category Archives: bee removal

Belmont roof swarm

This was a really cool swarm in Belmont that settled on the crest of a roof and draped them selves over the edge. This was a good size swarm that took two vacuum buckets, so probably 5 to 6 pounds … Continue reading

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Redwood City swarm collection

Well the season for swarms is still in full swing – this was a nice one parked on a fence in Redwood City that turned out to be an easy grab with the bee vac.

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Completed trapout in White Oaks

This feral colony of bees was a little hot and the homeowners decided that it would be best to have the colony relocated so a trap out was set up and four weeks later the bees are safely removed and … Continue reading

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Palo Alto wall colony trapout

Here we have a small newly established colony (approx. 12×16″) in a divider wall in Palo Alto. It was decided that the best approach to remove the bees is a trapout which has been started here.

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Healthy sized bee swarm

This big swarm was collected in Atherton about 5′ off the ground.

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Smallest colony cutout ever

Look how tiny and helpless this little colony of bees in a wall is. Less than 1 hour from start to finish to locate the bees, remove them safely, seal off their entrance, and put the wall back together again.

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Portola Valley trapout complete

Here we have a beautiful heritage oak with a honey bee colony inside that needed to be relocated. Four weeks later and were good to go.

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