The last collection of the UK bank holiday weekend.

This was a glorious swarm in that s was a large primary swarm, hanging from a single main branch with several smaller branches through it.

Petersfield 25th May 2015b

 

To ensure I did not inadvertently break up the swarm as I lowered them on the main branch I ensured that all branches obstructing the exit of the swarm cluster were removed, also several small branches running through the cluster were removed carefully.

It is incredible what happens when you do this, the swarm effectively let you know how gentle you are being by the tone of the humming they make. If you knock the cluster or cut the …..

 

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