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Sunday 28 May 2017
by Wulf
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Put on the Red Light

Apparently red light (or, at least, near infrared) has a positive effect on the health of bees, including the ability to protect from the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides. It will be interesting to see how this can be applied in … Continue reading

Wednesday 11 June 2014
by Wulf
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Dropping Bombus

Our visiting gang of Bombus hypnorum are still up in the eaves and not causing any problem. In fact, it is quite delightful to watch them zooming down to the garden or to spot a bee flying from a flower … Continue reading

Sunday 18 May 2014
by Wulf
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Visitors (in the Eaves!)

I think this little bee is an example of Bombus hypnorum, also known as the tree bee. It probably would be better if it was nesting in a tree rather than several of them buzzing in an out of a … Continue reading