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Ken Duckert
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Summer Tanager
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I recently installed a package of bees in our backyard (Corrales).  Shortly afterward, we had a new arrival in the back yard - a summer tanager. He sits in the tree above the hive and dives down and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christianne Hinks May 20, 2019.

Remarkable Video on Disappearing Bees
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I found this Marla Spivak video to be one of the most comprehensive statements about issues facing bees.  Check it out to see what you think...…Continue

Tags: Bees, Disappearing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jessie Brown Sep 18, 2013.

Yellow Jackets
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While checking the sugar water in my hives yesterday, I discovered many (20-30) yellow jackets inside one of the hives.  I have removed the sugar water which was a clear attractant.  I also reduced…Continue

Tags: jackets, yellow

Started this discussion. Last reply by veronica gurule Nov 24, 2014.

I Need Two Queens
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I need two queens.  Can anyone help?  Thanks!  Ken Duckert  369-1012   kenduckert91@gmail.comContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron Brooks Jun 19, 2012.

 

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Christianne Hinks replied to Ken Duckert's discussion Summer Tanager
"Great photos, Ken!"
May 20, 2019
Ken Duckert replied to Ken Duckert's discussion Summer Tanager
"I'm sure I have a nesting pair based on the flight patterns and tag team action.  I am getting some nice photos.  See attached.   Thanks for the help Christianne!"
May 20, 2019
Christianne Hinks replied to Ken Duckert's discussion Summer Tanager
"You'll be able to take great photos all summer long! The Westerns mostly are passing through, but the Summer Tanagers are here to stay and raise their young. I keep an "owl" on the fencepost next to the hives, which works only for…"
May 20, 2019
Ken Duckert replied to Ken Duckert's discussion Summer Tanager
"Thanks Cullen.  They are a delight.  I appreciate your help."
May 19, 2019
Ken Duckert posted a discussion

Summer Tanager

I recently installed a package of bees in our backyard (Corrales).  Shortly afterward, we had a new arrival in the back yard - a summer tanager. He sits in the tree above the hive and dives down and picks off bees - like ducks in a rain barrel. From what I read, it seems that they don't do any significant damage to bee populations, but I thought I would check with you to see if anyone experience with a tanager and if anyone had a different view of these birds. Is a tanager a threat to my…See More
May 17, 2019

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About me:
My wife and I moved to Corrales, New Mexico recently. We kept three hives at our previous home near San Francisco, CA. We're retired educators and still enjoy gardening, hiking, traveling and photography. We don't have any hives yet at our new residence, but are interested in setting up several as soon as practical.
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(505) 369-1012

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