Are these bees????

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  1. JJK

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    Hanging and building in a tree in my garden.

    The look like bees, but never seen a type like this. Does anybody has some info about them???
     

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    I think we need much more of a close up....:D

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    i see them clearly tim. :)
    yikes! it looks scary! what are you gonna do about it?
     
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    Humm. I'd be getting a professional out to move them on personally! What if the little blighters decide to attack?
     
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    Just think of all that free honey....

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    ha! at the expense of getting sting?! i'd rather buy a bottle of it at the supermarket :)
     
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    Come and get it.:D

    Calling Arnie on Tuesday. Let him get stung.

    Still haven't seen these type of bees before. From a distance (They are 15 feet up). I thought they were ants or something. After taking a picture and zooming to 200mm I saw their red asses.....:(
     
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    Surely we have an apiarist amongst iPad Forum members who can advise on what is the best way forward. We seem to have experts here on almost every other topic....

    Tim
     
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    As you wish.....
     

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    Oh Hell No! They could be killer bees from Pango Pango. 15 feet is not very far up ~

    Not for me.;)
     
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    They're honeybees. Just looked it up. If you leave them alone their is no problem.

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    Your a brave man for taking those photos, hats off to you! Call in the experts!
     
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    So ~ are you going to "leave them alone?"
     

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