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geoffkb 

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Today I observed something which I've never seen before and not expected. Last night I noticed a small swarm in a neighbor's Bottle Brush bush.

I intended to collect the swarm this morning since it was to cold last night, even in San Diego, since it is the beginning of January. When I took a look this morning I found that the swarm had left, but a few bees remained, either they were out scouting when the missing bees departed or were too cold to follow.

Some of the remaining bees were doing a waggle dance on the branch! :confused:

I've never seen this before, has anyone else, maybe I've just not taken the time to look?
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Thats your website!
Its like they say:
"A swarm in Jan is worth a can of spam".
 

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