Category Archives: Bee Removal

Pleasanton Bee Removal

Last Sunday my Dad and I drove all the way to Pleasanton to relocate a bee colony that built their hive in the attic of a second story home. They entered through the vent holes and had a nice space … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Swarm Hived

A hive I maintain in Palo Altos swarmed. The huge swarm landed on a branch about 20 feet from the hive. It was easy to hive but extremely hard to find the queen since there were so many bees. Eventually … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Bee Swarm Rescue

It’s wonderful to see people calling us to save our local honey bees even if the swarm/hive isn’t on their property. A nice lady who lives in the neighborhood spotted a swarm next to the sidewalk and called us to … Continue reading

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Los Altos Bee Removal – Rescuing Small Bee Swarm

Saturday after the kids basketball and baseball games, Dad and I were about to get start on our hive maintenance when we received a call from a Los Altos residence about a honey bee swarm that just landed in a … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Bee Swarm – Small After-Swarm

The bee swarm season started much earlier this year due to the dry and warm weather. I received a few calls in February but didn’t get to them on time and they flew off. Finally this Friday I caught my … Continue reading

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Palo Alto 1896 Historic Home – Bees Relocated

We did a bee removal from a 1896 historic home in Palo Alto last Saturday. It wasn’t actually on the main home but a cottage in the back. A swarm moved in about a week ago and made home in … Continue reading

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Mountain View – Two New Colonies in Attic – Both Possibly With Infertile Queen

Sunday we relocated two colonies in Mountain View. The swarms moved in about 1.5 weeks ago and both built their homes in the attic space about 10 feet away from each other. They were¬†probably new queens from the same colony … Continue reading

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Black Compost Bins – Heat & Bees Don’t Mix Well – Los Altos Bee Rescue

Last Tuesday I stopped by to check out some bees in a compost bin in Los Altos. The swarm moved in about a week ago and looking through the hole they appear to have built like three to four combs … Continue reading

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Box.com Scouting Bees – Los Altos

Received a call from Addy around lunch today that there are bees at Box.com in Los Altos. From the description I was very positive that it’s not a swarm moving in but just scout bees looking for their new home … Continue reading

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Symantec Bee Swarm – Mountain View Bee Removal

Last week we received a call from the property management group at Symantec in Mountain View. A swarm landed on a bush in their parking lot and needed to be removed ASAP as some employees there said that they are … Continue reading

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