Re: Swarm Trap complete!
I imagine that swarms don't necassarily decide on the place to hang out for a time the way they do their preference for a new home, but, 15ft off of the ground on the south side of a tree, ekectric/telephone pole or building is generally prefered by bees when choosing their new home. Besides that, cavity size comes into play. But that has been written about already. I hope that helps answer your question.
Originally Posted by Specialkayme
I don't really know if that answer really pertains to where swarms temporarily light before going to a new home though. Swarms I experience may light just about anywhere, from down near the ground at the edge of an apiary to way 30ft up in a tree aways from the yard. I'm not sure of the placement of the average.
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