Swarm Phone 2019

In 2019 the Swarm Phone received 375 calls through the swarming season. Of these 177 were either unidentified or not Honey bees. Beekeepers are not insured to deal with species other than Honey bees.

SpeciesCalls
Solitary2
European Hornet1
Bumble bee138
Honey bee198
Mason bee1
Wasps3
Unidentified32
Total 375

With so many calls members were somewhat overwhelmed. Despite this 57 swarms were successfully collected and re-homed following Swarm Phone calls and another 19 have been reportedly collected by beekeepers who have been contacted directly.

Honey bee wwarms by postcode
Species reported by postcode