N-y-G: A cutout from soffits

The colony was entering its third season

Below right: the nest entrance over the facia board and under the slates behind the gutter

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Below: a piece of soffit board removed; on the right a closeup of bottoms of the the combs

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After the comb was removed while taking the bees into the bee vac, a residual cluster of bees was spotted further up under the slates. This was also taken into the bee vac. The resulting artificial swarm was given away.

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David Heaf's bee index

David Heaf's bee removals index