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Above left is an European Paper Wasp, often called a 'bee' by those who are freaked out by them! This is not a honey bee. The wasp is much more aggressive in protecting its colony which is found under the eve of a building or some other exposed but sheltered location. Below the wasp, you see my hand covered with honey bees. In the little white plastic cage is the queen. This picture was taken at the same time as the swarm below. Of the thousands of bees in the swarm, I was able to locate the queen and place her in the cage. I put the cage into a box, and the rest of the bees started marching into the box!
Honey Bee colonies swarm as a form of reproduction of the hive. The bees raise a new queen in the hive and when she emerges from her cell, the old queen leaves the hive with a third to two-thirds of the worker bees. This swarm, or ball of bees, moves out to find a new home. That home may be in the eve of a house, in a stud space or floor joist space, or any other part of a home or building that has access to a protected cavity of some sort.