Oxford Bees

Spring Forage

Bees flying and foraging at Headington Hill Hall perpetual hive

Submitted by will on Wed, 13/02/2019 - 13:54

The bees in the perpetual hive in Headington Hill Hall park were flying at 1pm today -- 13th February.

There were flights every 3-5 seconds and I saw one bee land near me which had dark red pollen baskets. I couldn't check that she was carrying pollen but it seems the most likely. There were red Hellebores nearby which I think were probably the source of the pollen

The flowers in bloom nearby were