Category Archives: swarm trap

The Funny Little Swarm That Wouldn’t (+video!)

Normally a swarm moves right into a bait hive with a vial of lure attached to the front, but in this case the bees preferred to set up shop underneath the bait hive – and over the course of a … Continue reading

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Fiber Pot Swarm Capture

Some new bees moving into a swarm trap in Palo Alto, CA

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Another Full Swarm Trap in Palo Alto

Looks like these bees have been inside for a few weeks. Time to move into a regular hive box! 

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Sunnyvale Swarm Capture

This time in Sunnyvale – FULL bait hive! 

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Redwood City Swarm Capture

It’s always a good morning to check a swarm trap and find somebody has moved in! 

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It’s Swarm Season!

Yet another swarm rescued today in Menlo Park. Here is the nice cluster of bees — look carefully and you can see the scouts and foragers performing the waggle dance to alert the swarm of potential new sites. http://www.itsallofyourbeeswax.com

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Sharon Heights Bee Rescue

Here I am collecting bees removed from a heritage oak that had been under threat of being sprayed. The bees were calmly exited from the tree and they rapidly found a baited swarm trap waiting for them. After finding and … Continue reading

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