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Bees Occupied A Camera Installed Bird House

Mike of Los Gatos emailed me a while back regarding a swarm of bees that came from a hive living in a bird house that he put up. I didn’t get to the swarm but we did schedule a time … Continue reading

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Swarm Moves Into An Occupied Hive

I’ve read and seen online about a swarm moving into an already occupied weak hive but never thought I would witness one myself. On Monday I was preparing lunch for the kids and looked out the window into the backyard … Continue reading

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Onsite Bee Inspection – Palo Alto Bee Removal

Last week we went on a site check in Palo Alto after Michael emailed us to see if we can save these honeybees. The bees are entering through an attic vent hole but he was not sure where they are … Continue reading

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Garbage Can Bees Hived

May 16th we brought home a 20 gallon garbage can that was used for compost but some bees moved in about 6 months ago. Today we had an hour to spare between events and did this quick cutout in my … Continue reading

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Gentle Honey Bees Relocated In Los Altos

Friday afternoon received a call from Frank of Los Altos regarding a colony of bees that have been living in his house. They are entering from the eve of the roof but because it’s where two roof meet he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Bee Hive In Garbage Can – Sunnyvale Bee Relocation

We will go out of our way to rescue bees. We’ve taken out a hair dryer to dry wet bees, we’ve climbed trees to get swarms, relocated back breaking wine barrels full of bees, and last night we brought home … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale Bee Removal Captured On Film

Stephen emailed me about a week ago regarding some honeybees that are entering through a phone box and into the wall of his house. Today was the scheduled cutout. Here’s where the bees are entering from. It’s a nice large … Continue reading

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Los Altos Honey Bees Rescued – Vacuumed The Mated Queen

Sunday afternoon bee rescue in Los Altos. It was hot and in the full beesuit it’s a good 10-15 degrees warmer! Got a big headache from this bee relocation but it was worth saving the bees. After checking out the … Continue reading

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Mountain View Bee Swarm Rescued Sunday Morning

Received an emailĀ from Elkova on Saturday regarding a bee swarm that landed in their front yard. She told me that the neighbors wanted to get an exterminator to come out to kill the bees because they feared for their three … Continue reading

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Bees Bearding In Hot Weather

It sure felt like Summer today with temperatures reaching a high of 88.6 F in the afternoon. The hives that have a high population will beard infront of the hive to keep the colony at the proper temperature.

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