Category Archives: swarm

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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Swarm arrival

These bees showed up a few days ago to set up a colony in an old squirrel box in the backyard. Welcome to the neighborhood!

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Healthy sized bee swarm

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

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Small swarm rescue

This small swarm was all huddled up in the cold wind at a Tesla campus in San Mateo. Hats off to the property managers who blocked off the area and called for a bee rescue instead of a pest control … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

It’s always nice when you pull up to collect a swarm and there’s a handwritten sign warning sidewalk goers about the bees. Just a little reminder of how neighbors look out for neighbors as well as the bees.

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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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Hilsborough external colony removal

This is a very interesting colony of bees. Another beekeeper was called a few days ago to remove a swarm outside of a dormer window. Within 30 min about half of the bees took off and left behind at this … Continue reading

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