BUMBLE BEES

Bumble Bees

Bumble Bees: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Bumble Bees measure between ½  to ⅞ inches in length
  • They are a hairy, social bee and usually black and yellow
  • They very closely resemble Honey Bees but are significantly larger
  • Their nests are usually found in dry dark cavities or underground

Active Season

  • Bumble Bees are most active during their mating season in Spring and early Summer
  • They remain active throughout the Summer and into the Fall

Interesting Facts

  • Fifty species of Bumble Bees are known in North America
  • Bumble Bee wings can beat as many as 240 times per second
  • They can visit up to 6,000 flowers in a day

Cause for Concern

  • While Bumble Bees will not damage brick work or wood, they do have a painful sting

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the Bumble Bees. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

Our Guarantee

  • Town & Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

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If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter. Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you “identify your pest.”

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