Mason Bee Warning

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Mason Bee Warning

Post by threepiece » Tue May 05, 2020 4:50 am

I happened to notice a mason bee exiting the end of an air hose in my shop the other day. Just a reminder to those who have open ended air hoses in their shop to plug the end or blow them out before using them.
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Re: Mason Bee Warning

Post by BCRAWLER » Tue May 05, 2020 4:27 pm

How big are these guys? We have a new invasive bee in the north west. The are called murder bees. Supposedly the size of a humming bird. Allergic to bees and wasps so really scary. Shotgun for defence maybe, LOL. Every year we have a dozen or so nests made and with being of for Covid19 doing battle. Stay safe.
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Re: Mason Bee Warning

Post by Stuka » Tue May 05, 2020 4:45 pm

BCRAWLER wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 4:27 pm
How big are these guys? We have a new invasive bee in the north west. The are called murder bees. Supposedly the size of a humming bird. Allergic to bees and wasps so really scary. Shotgun for defence maybe, LOL. Every year we have a dozen or so nests made and with being of for Covid19 doing battle. Stay safe.
The Asian Giant Hornet is about 4cm long, so pretty big. Mason bees are very similar to a honey bee, and are pretty harmless. But they can find their way into things.
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