This pic is a bit blurry, but it captures the moment. These bees are connected to each other by their legs, forming a chain that bridges the gap between the two frames. This was after I had completed the inspection and was putting the frames back into their proper places, I noticed the gap at the end had a pile of bees forming chains. I’m not exactly sure why they did this, but I suspect it has a lot to do with the large gap that was left with the frame missing.
If you squint a bit you can also see the bit of wax that are leftovers from the scraping I did last week. The bees have completely cleaned it of any residual honey.
Beekeeping definitely not a monotonous hobby – there’s something new to see every time I open the hive.