Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hiving a Swarm and Finding the Queen

My parent’s neighbor Camille was there with us yesterday as we hived the swarm that landed in her apple tree. She took out her Canon DSLR plus two lenses and her tripod and captured these wonderful photographs and video of … Continue reading

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Swarm Removal in Mountain View – Next Door From Parent’s

It’s definitely still swarm season especially with our great Summer weather these past couple of days. This afternoon as I was playing with my kids at my parent’s house in Mountain View I hear this loud buzzing sound, ran out, … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Falcon Hive – Queen Released

Per the previous blog post right below this one we removed a colony of honey bees in Sunnyvale from a recycle bin last night. We didn’t catch the queen on-site but we did after we got home. Today was hot, … Continue reading

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Bee Removal Sunnyvale – Bees In Yet Another Recycle Bin

This evening we received a call from Ron regarding some honeybees in his recycle bin. He said on the phone that it looked exactly like the other removal we did from another recycle bin. Tomorrow is my dad’s eye surgery … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bee Removal Assisted by a Young Bee Remover

Well, here we are again. We are removing bees from my sister’s place in Los Altos near the Los Altos Country Club. Last year we removed a colony of bees in the same location. So far this year three swarms … Continue reading

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Water Meter Bees Removal in Los Altos

Had a couple of hours to spare today so dad and I went to remove the bees from a water meter in Los Altos as we knew it wouldn’t take much time as the colony of bees arrived fairly recently. … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Removal – Thermal Imager Finds the Bees

Continuing from Friday’s full day of bee activities starting with Adopt-A-Bee-Hive, then a swarm that flew off, and finally it was time for our scheduled bee removal in Palo Alto. It was about 2 weeks ago when John called from … Continue reading

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