Quote Originally Posted by Paul McCarty View Post
I just noticed you location - Honduras. This may be a usurpation swarm from an Africanized hive. I have seen several of them in my yards. Pretty sure most of the bees you'd be dealing with down there would have African genetics - they would be inclined to throw these small swarms from time to time - not a big deal if all your hives are African to begin with.
Paul, Thanks for your comments. I mostly was wanting to learn about their behavior, swarm/beard or what. I'm sure that all of the bees here are AHB and I really don't mind dealing with them. Just suit up and get on with it.