What are your bees foraging on during Feb 2021

Grant

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It's Feb 2021, what are your bees foraging on?

Different plants come in at different times due to weather and location and more often than not we get anomalies that mean a change in flows. These monthly topics will act as a reference point over time. Let us know what you see.
 

stoney

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I’m seeing zero Honey Dew down in the Beech forest but plenty of bees getting to work on the thistles and vipers covering the forestry cutover faces.. Honeydew crop would have been nice and may still come .. we live in hope. In the meantime they can keep what they’re collecting for over winter.
 
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Clover still flowering at one of my sites, but I went for a walk and no bees working it. What temp does it release the nectar? It was about 15d this morning on my stroll.

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