Category Archives: swarm

Late Season Micro Swarm 

This may be the latest and smallest honeybee swarm call of the season. But not to worry – a beekeeper friend went out and collected that valuable queen and her retinue.  Advertisements

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External Bee Colony Rescue

This colony was hanging from a tree in San Bruno in the cold and fog. It looks like a swarm settled but couldn’t find a new location so they set up shop here. The bees were all removed alive and … Continue reading

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San Mateo Trapout

This swarm had just moved in and unfortunately they couldn’t stay. This was a tricky one because the shingles had so many gaps to sneak into but in the end we got em. 

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Millbrae Shed Honeybee Colony Removal

This was a swarm that had moved into a shed wall a few weeks ago. The colony wasn’t too big so the removal was nice and quick. Open the wall, remove everybody, put it back together again, and relocate all … Continue reading

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Tiny Redwood Shores Swarm 

These bees were huddled up on a BBQ grill cover but without a queen they stood no chance of forming a colony. They will be joined with another strong established colony instead. 

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San Carlos Airport Bee Colony Removal

These bees had moved into this wall a few weeks ago and had already built up a sizeable colony. In the end I was able to collect too deep frames of come in about 3 pounds of bees – with … Continue reading

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Daly City Swarm

This was a nice swarm of honeybees hanging out on a fence in Daly City. It’s almost August but swarm season continues!

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