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May 25th 2009, 07:49 PM
As I was noticing the difference in colors between a couple of Honey Bees on this shrub in our yard...
Any guess’s where these Girls may be from?
May 25th 2009, 07:55 PM
Seeing as how a queen mates with 15 to 20 drones, her offspring can be a myriad of colors. They may easily be from the same hive.
May 25th 2009, 08:09 PM
True... I have noticed on more than one occasion the difference in colors from one hive.
What I am looking for is where you think they could have originated from...
May 26th 2009, 04:48 AM
The first picture is probably caucasian or carni. The gray is lighter than my carni's, and look much more like caucasian.
The second picture could be a darker line italian or even a lighter russian strain. Certainly a hybrid of sorts.
Jun 15th 2009, 11:28 AM
those look like regular bees to me
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