I set up two swarm traps and got an 8 frame deep ready for bees about a month ago. One of the swarm traps had activity 3 times, but no go with the swarm. I made some modifications and have been patiently waiting. Well, today I get home from work and see 2 or 3 bees checking out one of the traps, (with queen pheromone and some lemon balm for attractant). An hour latter there are at least 20 or 30 checking the place out. So, I happen to go over the the empty 8 frame deep, about 30-40 yards away, and it's got a load of scouts all over it too! (And, I didn't put attractant in it!) So, I figured the bees were from the same swarm and checking out different options. But, then noticed some fights breaking out at the entrance of both the 8 frame and the trap!
Am I safe in guessing that 2 swarms are inspecting at the same time, at each location? Weird huh!
I'm happy either way!