Category Archives: swarm

Jaded swarm of bees

Well these bees were certainly not jaded – they had plenty of enthusiasm to leave their colony and cluster up on this beautiful jade plant in Redwood City. Of course they needed to go so we helped with that. There … Continue reading

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Honeybee swarm rescue

In this picture you can see a lovely swarm of bees that had clustered around the branch of a tree about 8 feet off the ground in San Carlos. It almost looked like the tree was wearing a fuzzy yellow … 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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First swarm of the year

The stone fruit trees are blooming which to me means that swarm season is starting. Sure enough I got a call to rescue a swarm hanging from a lemon tree in the front yard of a nice lady in San … 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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Bee swarm rescue in Menlo Park

I got a call from a person in Menlo Park that was fortunate enough to witness this swarm of honeybees move in and settle in her backyard tree. Fortunately it was low enough that a ladder was not even needed … Continue reading

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Belmont swarm rescue

This swarm of bees was just starting to move inside the house structure and fortunately we were able to vacuum them up and relocate them to a new and better home. thank you to our friends in Belmont for saving … Continue reading

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Menlo Park swarm rescue

This was a smallish swarm that needed to be collected in Menlo Park. At head high it was an easy drop into a box and we location to a new home that was not in someone’s backyard.

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Electrical box bee removal

These bees were setting up shop in an electrical panel and need to be removed. Fortunately they were not tangled up in any live wires or going inside the mains! Did a quick removal with the vacuum, cut out to … Continue reading

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