The Phenomenon of Bees Bearding

publication date: Jan 14, 2011
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Bee World  Vol.87 (2) 2010 pp. 22-23
Article TitleThe Phenomenon of Bees Bearding
Author(s)Khalil Hamdan

On hot and humid evenings, many bees will loiter through the night and even during the day outside the hive clinging to the front of the hive or on the landing board apparently doing nothing. This phenomenon is known as bearding.

KeywordsBee Bearding, bearding phenomenon, bees
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