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Huge Bee Swarm From Off-Site Los Altos Hive

One of my offsite hives located in Los Altos swarmed. This was obviously the primary swarm with the original queen and she was large and didn’t go too far, splattered all over the wall about 10 feet from the hive.

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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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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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Queen Cells!

Sunday went into a hive for a quick inspection and honey harvest and noticed queen cells already! One more queen and I will be able to split the hive. Look out for swarms coming soon!

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Los Altos Bee Swarm Rescued

Though super busy with work nowadays I had to go out to rescue a swarm this evening after work. Anke called me this morning and told me that her neighbor has a new swarm that moved into the electric box … Continue reading

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Swarm In Los Altos Going To New Beekeepers

April 17th Karla of Los Altos called regarding a swarm of bees that her neighbor informed her about only a foot off the ground in the hedge. It was a decent sized cluster of bees. We shook them into a … Continue reading

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Adopt-A-Hive – Almanden Valley New Beekeepers and Their New Hive

Cliff dropped off an empty hive a few weeks ago waiting for us to put a swarm in there when we catch one, and lately the bee swarms are just going nuts. After I ensure the bees do not fly … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Bee Removal – Saturday’s Last Swarm

Remember Friday’s tiny swarm on the ground? Well, Chris called Saturday afternoon and said the feral hive in the tree swarmed again and this time it landed on his rose bush, and the swarm cluster was larger than the tiny … Continue reading

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Swarm on the Ground – Bees March Into Hive By Themselves – Menlo Park Bee Removal

Received an email from Chris Friday morning regarding a bee swarm in Menlo Park. First the swarm was on the bush but later the bees were on the ground. When I hear that the bees are on the ground there … Continue reading

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Another High Up In The Tree Bee Swarm Removal – Los Altos

Well, it must be our week of rescuing swarms from high up places because we got another call today for a bee swarm removal in Los Altos. This time it’s even higher than yesterday’s. Twenty something feet up and the … Continue reading

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