Category Archives: redwood city

Redwood City recycle bin honeybee rescue

It is interesting what bees will decide to move into. This is a tumbling recycle bin that a swarm decided was just the right amount of space in Redwood City. The bees took up residence and were discovered by the … Continue reading

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Redwood City Bee Colony Relocation

This was a pretty sizable colony in a floor joist about 15 feet off the ground. It was a straight forward exposure and took 3 hours to safely collect all the bees, cut out all the wax comb, and then … 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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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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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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Emerald Hills swarm collection

This was a lovely swarm of bees hanging about 6 feet high in a lemon tree. Easy rescue on spring weekend afternoon 🙂

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Honeybee swarm hot tub crisis averted

A call came in about a swarm flying around the hot tub which was only about five minutes away. Upon arrival the swarm was collecting on the outside of a hot tub and entering into the mechanical area through a … Continue reading

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That’s not a pizza it’s a flat swarm of bees

This funky looking object in the middle of the road is not a pizza ladies and gentlemen – it is a swarm of bees. Notice how instead of forming a mass hanging on a branch (or similar) these bees are … Continue reading

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