Hey you kids, get off my lawn!

I noticed some bees loitering around the bottom entrance of one of my hives today for no apparent reason.

Loitering honey bees. (June 06, 2016.)

Loitering honey bees. (June 06, 2016.)

Here’s a video of me wondering what’s going on:

I’m telling you, it’s riveting stuff.

An ugly looking extracted frame I added to the hive for the bees to clean up. (June 06, 2016.)

An ugly looking extracted frame I added to the hive for the bees to clean up. (June 06, 2016.)

The bees were crowding the upper entrance, so I decided to open the hive above the honey super enough to relieve the traffic congestion. (June 06, 2016.)

The bees were crowding the upper entrance, so I decided to open the hive above the honey super enough to relieve the traffic congestion. (June 06, 2016.)