Posts Tagged: feral bee colony
Call it “The Battle Over a Tree Hollow." Feral bees have occupied—and...
Look closely and you can see a squirrel occupying a small hollow or cavity in a sycamore tree. The cavity has been home to feral bees for at least two decades. (Image taken in Vacaville by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
What's all that noise about? Can't a squirrel get some sleep? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The squirrel pokes his head out of his home, his sleepy hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Occupied! No vacancy! The squirrel is aware that bees are circling, trying to move into "his" hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
With the squirrel gone, honey bees quickly move into the hollow. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"EVERYTHING that colonies do when they are living on their own (not being managed by beekeepers) is...
A feral or wild bee colony in a fig tree in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, southern Kenya. (Photo by James Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of a feral or wild bee colony in a fig tree in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, southern Kenya. (Photo by James Keatley Garvey)
This image is of a painting of a log hive that Cornell professor Roger Morse purchased in a market in Kenya in the 1970s. (Photo courtesy of Thomas Seeley)
It's spectacular. It's awe-inspiring. It's a work of art. And it's home to a feral honey bee...
Feral honey bee colony in Vacaville, Calif. (Copyrighted. All Rights Reserved: Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
"Work of art" is this hive that feral honey bees built. (Copyrighted: All Rights Reserved. Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)