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We just returned from a trip to the shop and were treated with a swarm on my daughters car when we returned home.

Good in that the swarm is in a new box.

Bad in that it is probably from my backyard.

I took a quick look to see if I could tell if it originated from one of my hives, there is no noticeable reduction in population, nor did I see any queen cells. I had performed a fairly thorough inspection 8 to 10 days ago, and nothing looked imminent at the time.



Sorry for the poor photo quality, my photographer (wife) had the camera on manual focus.

Good practice either way. Brushed them into a box full of foundation, and then added a partially drawn frame with some honey hoping to keep them in the hive.
 

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Wow, I've not heard of a swarm landing on a vehicle.

I was just reading some about swarms this afternoon, and those scouts sure picked a screwy spot to stage. If they were yours, I'm glad you got them back. Hopefully they will stay put. Good luck to you!
 
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