Bee Hives in the Snow

2016-02-09 08.38.51We usually get one good snow a year and every year I take photos of the honey bee hives.  I find these photos very peaceful.  The ladies (all of the honey bees in the hive are female) are all snug in their hive waiting for the warm weather.

2016-02-09 08.35.48Honey bees do not hibernate.  They form a cluster around the queen and the bees on the outer edge of the cluster beat their wings to generate heat.  When the weather warms a bit the bees reposition themselves.  The bees on the outside move into the center and the bees in the center move to the outside.

Carl

 

 

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Two crazy individuals who enjoy old trucks, life in the slow lane (off the Interstates), and observing life in the United States.

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