Category Archives: thermal imaging

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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South San Francisco live bee colony removal

This was a 4 year old colony inside a garage wall that extended from the floor up to the firebreak about waist high between the studs. This hive had swarmed twice in the last few weeks so the number of … Continue reading

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Honeybee Colony Removal from a Wall

This small colony had just swarmed and moved into this wall in Palo Alto. Their heat signature showed their location behind some tongue and groove wood work which would’ve been problematic to open. So the decision was made to remove … Continue reading

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San Carlos apartment wall bee colony removal

Here is a pretty large colony that probably grew to the size over a good year or two. As soon as I opened it up I found 3 queen cells and a queen hanging close by – perhaps ready to … Continue reading

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San Bruno bee colony rescue

This was a problematic colony of honeybees that was bothering a number of families and so it needed to go. The thermal camera easily picked up its position and size, making the removal pretty straight forward. In the end 3 … Continue reading

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First bee rescue of the year in Palo Alto

This was a nice bee colony almost the size of a bait hive/swarm trap – probably 40 l in volume. The bees were very docile and had pulled in almost 30 lbs of honey which will be given back to … Continue reading

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Honeybee Wall Colony Removsl

This honey bee colony had taken up residence inside of the wall between the studs up at the ceiling in an empty vaulted space. The thermal camera identified the center of the brood nest and the colony was successfully removed.

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