Strong Cargo Bees

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by blueblood, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. blueblood

    blueblood New Member

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    I am still in the phase of watching my bees for minutes upon minutes constantly being amazed by their behaviors. I was impressed they could carry dead bees far from the hive and drop them. But, today, I saw one bring a piece of plant matter three times its size and drop it just short of the landing ramp. Wow! Do they try to bring back pollen by the bulk sometimes?
     
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    Never saw anymore than they could pack into their pollen baskets on their back legs. Find a plant they are working and watch them, fascinating.
     

  3. blueblood

    blueblood New Member

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    I found a couple working on dandelions closer to our house...you are right, very fascinating to watch.