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Swarms

A collection of photographs showing bees swarming on hives.  The blue hive attracted the most swarms.  One swarm decided to enter the small white hive.  The next morning I found one of the queens walking around the outside of the entrance.  The garden ornament also always attracts swarms. (Click on photograph to enlarge)

Entering a hive
Entering a hive
This lot swarmed out of a nearby hive and decided to enter the white hive. A Queen was found walking around in the grass in the morning
Shapes
Shapes
The blue hive seemed to attract many swarmed during the year.
Another shape
Another shape
Blue is definitely the colour
Hiving a swarm
Hiving a swarm
The evening is always a good time to hive a swarm
Another swarm
Another swarm
This garden ornament was an attraction
Close up
Close up
I was hoping they didn't find a small hole to inside the bird!
Landing
Landing
Quite a sight
Hiving
Hiving
Hiving a swarm late afternoon
Prime swarm
Prime swarm
I need a bigger skep
Natural hive
Natural hive
What happens when you leave a swarm in the skep as shown by a S&GBKA member
Small swarm
Small swarm
Moving to a new home
Hiving a swarm
Hiving a swarm
The new home
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