Author: Hilary Kearney Popular urban beekeeper Hilary Kearney challenges nature lovers, science fans, and beekeepers alike to ‘spot the queen’.
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Popular urban beekeeper Hilary Kearney challenges nature lovers, science fans, and beekeepers alike to ‘spot the queen’ in 48 amazing fold-out photo puzzles, accompanied by stories of the dramatic life of the queen bee and stories of swarm-capturing adventures.
The wellbeing of the queen bee is linked to the wellbeing of the entire colony, so the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill. In QueenSpotting, experienced beekeeper Hilary Kearney challenges readers to spot the queen in vivid up-close photos of her royal highness hidden among her many subjects.
QueenSpotting celebrates the unique, fascinating life of the queen bee. It chronicles royal hive happenings such as The Virgin Death Match, The Nuptual Flight – when the queen mates with a cloud of male drones high in the air – and the dramatic Exodus of the Swarm from the hive.
WHY WE LOVE IT
Fascinating, fun and instructive, Queenspotting is an adventure-filled romp through the hive! Backyard beekeepers and nature lovers alike will find reason to return to the pages again and again.