Category Archives: beekeeper

Wall honey bee colony removal

This colony is about one month old and was in the wall of a backyard shed in nearby San Mateo. The thermal camera showed exactly where the bees were and that made it easy to open up the structure, vacuum … Continue reading

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How about some lovely swarm pics?

It’s been a very busy spring with lots of April honey bee swarms needing rescue! The bees seem to have all decided to go on the same few days when there are breaks in the rain in Redwood City and … Continue reading

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Redwood City swarm rescue

Every year for the last few years I’ve been called out to this house to collect a swarm that is issued from a heritage oak tree in the backyard. This time it was bigger than usual and I was lucky … Continue reading

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Big bee colony in the wall

From the outside this was a very active colony of bees living inside a wall of an older house. The thermal camera picked them right up and enabled a very precise opening of the sheet rock to expose the colony … Continue reading

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Bees under a shed

This was a very peaceful colony living under the floor of a shed in Redwood City. The gap was only about 3 inches from the ground to the top of the shed floor so the comb was very short. But … Continue reading

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Redwood city swarm collection

This was a really cool swarm that I got a call to remove in Redwood City. It was hanging down about 2 feet in a giant cluster in the front yard near a sidewalk. It was very easy to just … Continue reading

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Two bee tree trapouts

These were two trees that have bee colonies living inside of them that were able to be removed alive using the trap out technique. Here are a one-way mesh cone is placed over the entrance that the bees flying out … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

This swarm of bees was just starting to move inside the house structure and fortunately we were able to vacuum them up and relocate them to a new and better home. thank you to our friends in Belmont for saving … Continue reading

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What could be inside the fence? Bees!

Received a call from a homeowner who was in the process of having a fence replaced but the work could not continue because these were flying out of it. I was able to pop off some boards and expose the … Continue reading

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Sidewalk swarm rescue

Here we have a brand new swarm of bees that had moved into an empty space below a sidewalk in an apartment complex. Fortunately they were able to be coaxed out and into a box for removal. All is well … Continue reading

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