black bee

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  • noun

Synonyms for black bee

dark-colored ill-tempered honeybee supposedly of German origin

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Now a number of beekeepers in the North-East are working to bring the black bee back up to strength in the region.
Ian is particularly interested in a campaign to restore colonies of the British black bee being run by the British Bee Board, based in Heddon-on-the-Wall.
Welsh beekeepers have known about the Welsh black bee for as long as they have kept bees, and survey co-ordinator Robert Jones has proved that it is a race apart.
The festival will also feature a double decker bus choc full of farm animals and visitors can learn how enthusiasts are bidding to protect the native British Black Bee, brought back from the brink of extinction.
The bees that we have in Ireland, the native black bee, is a different bee than the one that holds the record in America.
She called husband David, to look at the distinctive black bee - and now their sighting has been confirmed as a first.
You could win: yellow and black bee movie stockings containing an A3 double sided poster, postcards (with wildflower seeds), colouring in sheet, sticker sheet, Bee Movie plush toy bee, and a Bee Movie computer game.
At one point, he took Honey for a walk up the wall, his tiny frame in a black bee suit making a beautiful image as he moved the bee up a white wall.
YOU can also have a go at traditional crafts including wood turning and willow weaving, taste honey from the native British Black Bee, the festival will also feature a double decker bus full of farm animals and there'll be a climbing wall, crafts and archery.
The Jamaican Honeybee came from cross breeding of the German Black Bee, the Italian Bee and a native type of Bee found in Jamaica at the time.
Beekeeper Kirsty Williams, who breeds the Beekeeper Kirsty Williams, who breeds the |British Black Bee in the Ceiriog Valley
Funding from the Co-operative will support training for beekeepers with existing native colonies to help them rear queens and purchase nursery hives to support the production of black bee queens.
Elsewhere, Ian Wallace, Malcolm Thompson and Sue Scott of the Pure Honeycomb Co-operative will display their British black bees and sell natural honey.
Ian explained the black bees - which were thought to have been wiped out by disease in 1914 before a few wild colonies were discovered in the remote hills of Northumberland and Scotland - are ideally suited to life in the North East.