Bees in Clovis
Bees live virtually anywhere individuals can live, except locations of all year severe cold, but some bumblebees can reside far north and also in the mountains where it is actually cold the majority of the year.
The type of bee will certainly determine the kind of house it produces. There are numerous solitary bees and there are also some social bees. Some will burrow in the earth while others will search for hollow wood or a home’s walls to produce their nest.
Why Do I Have Bees?
Most likely it is a little bit of bad luck as bees are very random in picking nest locations. They do seem to choose locations with morning sun, commonly East or Southeast facing areas. They do not require huge entry indicate create a nest. For instance, inside of a small hole on a tree produces a great location to develop a nest. In addition, bees might have currently been common on your property and you simply were not informed. Possibly a previous hive wasn t cleared out correctly and is calling the bees back.
Identify Bees on Your Property
There are numerous insects that individuals call bees. Some truly are a range of bee, consisting of the honey bee, and some are wasps.
If you see a true honey bee it will be fuzzy, have 4 wings, straight antennae and a length near 3/4 inches. If you see a very large bee it is probably a carpenter bee. The smaller sized bees are normally solitary and non-social. Bees can be found in a range of colors from black and yellow, to green to all black. If you identify a brownish bee it is likely a honey bee. While not a bee, a yellow jacket is just about the exact same size of a honey bee but include a richer black and brighter yellow color.
The primary hazard from bees is stinging. Bee venom is a complex mixture of biogenic amines, protein (polypeptide) toxins and enzymes. The painful results are not due to the level of acidity or alkalinity of the poison per se, however the toxicity of the venom itself. Bee stings are not generally lethal to a normal individual and require a substantial number of stings to cause death, but a person who is allergic could easily be killed with just one sting.
If you aren t sure what type of bee is buzzing around your property or you ve identified a nest, provide us a call right away at (559) 335-4377 so we can send out someone out to have a look!