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Offline GSF

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Angry sound when flying
« on: July 25, 2013, 10:35:42 PM »
Ever so often when I'm looking at my bees one will come along and sound so much louder than the others. Almost an angry sound with somewhat a darting flying pattern. Could this be a drone? a warning? robber? or just a bad driver? The other bees will be just humming along.
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Re: Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2013, 10:39:59 PM »
My observation is drones make that kind of sound.

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Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2013, 10:44:40 PM »
I agree.  Drones sound louder to me.

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Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2013, 11:37:08 PM »
this time of year the drones are getting fatter and the girls making them get out and do something. so they kind of have a little more wieght load to care so they have to flap harder. at least that what my wife says I sound like after a holiday dinner and taking out the trash. :-P :-\ :-*

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Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2013, 12:20:04 AM »
Yep, drones. I've sat and watched the bees many times and hear a Piper Cub coming in for a landing.

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Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2013, 09:17:41 AM »
Thanks folks. These critters are pretty fascinating.
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Re: Angry sound when flying
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2013, 01:28:54 PM »
> Could this be a drone?

Yes.
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