There are two hives at Skipbridge in a kind resident's garden who is also looking after them with us. One of these colonies is known as "The Scottish Bees" which have proven to be extremely docile. When our photographer, David Alban, photographed these hives, he didn't have a bee suit so at first had to back away for most of the time, only occasionally taking closer pictures. However, with the Scottish hive, he could stand next to them and snap away the whole time. They didn't even need the smoker.
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