Sunday 31 March 2019

Hornets occupy an empty top bar hive!

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Channel: Phil Chandler - Barefoot Beekeeper  

European hornets (Vespa crabro) like to find a cosy, protected place to build their nest, as they build it with paper made from chewed wood, which is not waterproof. A queen hornet decided that an unoccupied top bar hive was the perfect location, especially as there were snack bars next door.

Part 2 is here

Video length: 4:01
Category: Pets & Animals

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