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
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
I intend to video each inspection as the year progresses - click on image