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by Margaret Wynne
Mon May 16, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: Male Tanager Birds Picking Off Bees
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Male Tanager Birds Picking Off Bees

Fellow Beekeepers, I sat up two hives for the first time yesterday. Six-eight male tanager birds have been perched around the hives since early this morning and are snatching bees in flight at an alarming rate as they leave the hives. They even land on the bottom boards and peck in to the entrance r...