Normal behaviour in hot weather?

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    • #3282
      RayP
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      Hi

      Saw this behaviour on one of my hives last night assume its due to the hot weather is this correct?

      Cheers Ray

    • #3285
      JudyC
      Participant

      I may be wrong but I think it’s called bearding and you’re right, it’s when it’s too hot in the hive.  Were the bees using their wings to circulate air?

       

    • #3340
      Tim
      Participant

      Ray,

      Same with mine. Looks like a problem  at first- – – but just their way of keeping cool in hot weather.

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