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Native Bee Motel

Mozzie

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I started this project late last year and it went by the way side, thought it was timely to get back to it and finish it off.

The Native Bee Motel, or i have called it The Beehaven.

It will hang under our back balcony, i know we have Native Bees around,
they have made many sweet smelling spots in between our brick work under the balcony.

Good time to get them to move in.

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They are lovely gentle things (native bees). It is easy for them to go unnoticed. Do you know if something like this works, or are you emulating what you see them use?
 

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Hi Randall, you can purchase Native Bee Motels, rather than buying one, thought I would DIY one … I am in a Nat Bee group.
 

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Do those holes open up to cavities? Or are they just the holes as we see them?
 

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Hey Randall, No cavity, just the tube, nearly all Australia Natve Bees are solitary, no queen or workers. Only the female uses the tubes to lay her eggs.
 
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