Category Archives: palo alto

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. Advertisements

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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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Sat swarm number 1

Well here we go – 1st swarm of the day today.

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Honeybee Colony Removal from a Wall

This small colony had just swarmed and moved into this wall in Palo Alto. Their heat signature showed their location behind some tongue and groove wood work which would’ve been problematic to open. So the decision was made to remove … Continue reading

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Double Colony Removal in Palo Alto

Called in to remove one bee colony and spotted another on the opposite side of the house. My guess is that the more established colony threw a swarm that set up shop on the opposite side. Fun fun.

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First bee rescue of the year in Palo Alto

This was a nice bee colony almost the size of a bait hive/swarm trap – probably 40 l in volume. The bees were very docile and had pulled in almost 30 lbs of honey which will be given back to … Continue reading

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Last Bee Rescue of 2017

My guess is that this late season rescue will be the last one of the year. These bees made their home in a water meter box but needed to go so a live removal was performed and everyone will get … Continue reading

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