23rd January. First visit of the year. It was a warm day. briefly getting to 12 degrees centigrade and the bees were flying - see video.
17th February. Bees flying taking pollen in - willow, snowdrops and aconites in flower - see video


Hive Details

  • Brood box: - Standard National
  • Queen - 2014 - replaced with daughter 2017
  • Type of bees: - Norfolk Mongrels?
  • Make honey? - Yes, but not the best honey makers by comparrison
  • Temperament? - Easy to handle on a good dayy
  • Swarming? - Not especially swarmy