I wanted to get everyones opinion on whether this looks like honey or sugar syrup in this picture. I have been feeding them 1:1 since I have hived them on 12 april. However, in the last few days they have stopped taking the syrup so I took out the feeder. Let me know what you think.
I suspect it is mostly syrup, but the bees are no respecter of source, they'll add from other sources, so probably mixed. I have noticed that they will take feed and store it in comb. I've been mixing some 30 year old honey with fresh syrup to give some honey flavor to the syrup, and the result is darker. This then shows up directly in the combs. So I expect it is both nectar and syrup.
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