Yup. It’s still winter.
I hear that honey bees in the UK are starting to bring in pollen. Well, goody for them.
About an hour later:
Two days later (photo taken from inside the house):
Again from the safety of my home office window:
Here are exactly the same shots but in video form:
Both videos in this post don’t look half bad in full screen mode (and HD if you have it).
UPDATE (Feb. 12, 2012): Winston, the cat, climbing up on a slightly buried hive:
UPDATE (Mar. 08/12): I keep hearing from other beekeepers online about how their bees are bringing in pollen. None of those beekeepers live in Newfoundland. All the white stuff on the ground in this photo is snow.
We didn’t see the bees bring in pollen last year until April 13th.