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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Bees passing nectar through SBB

With the robber screen on, robbing has stopped, but the bees are using the screened bottom board as a way to pass nectar into the hive.

Maybe I should now remove the robber screen when I next inspect the hives.

The other way they are passing nectar in is through this crack opening on one side of Destin where the screen isn't held too tightly. Posted by Picasa

1 comment:

  1. Tropholaxis is certainly a common sight for hoenybees. I guess, essentially, they're doing the same thing at the enterence that they would usually do inside anyways. Nice photos...


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