Oooooh! ,..music to my ears [and eyes],..thanks. You could see the two bees with their Nasonov glands up; abdomens more erect than when simply fanning. Just curious, it sounds like a crow in the background but what's the other bird that is singing? Reminds me to watch a video I took from last summer that I forgot to play.
In our part of the Pacific Northwest -- the Portland, Oregon area -- it was around 40-45 yesterday and I had orientation flights at many of my Warre hives as well. I was in another part of the yard and a bee landed on my face, making me wonder what on earth the bee was doing...until I looked over and saw the clouds of bees hovering in front of each hive. They certainly took advantage of a brisk, sunny December day!
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