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I placed a hive on a nearby blueberry farm last weekend. I just went by a few minutes ago to check on it. It's sitting under an acorn tree, so I didn't think anything of it when I approached and saw a couple of acorns on the landing. When I opened it though, there were probably (50) or so down one side (all under frame number 1). The hive is angled pretty well towards the front, so I know that these did not roll back inside. I HAD no entrance reducer on there. I added one just now. Anyone ever found this same thing? Do you think it was a rat or chipmunk?
 

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Probably not rat, would be more damage and they don't store things quite in that neat fashion. Never found such in any of my hives, but I did do a cut out way up inside an eave of an old farm house once, that had a cluster of acorns completely covered in propolis at the bottom of the hive.

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It's just the horticulturist in me talking, but I've never heard of an accord tree, and acorns are the seeds of oak trees.

I'm gonna guess squirrel or possibly chipmunk.
 
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