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By C. Marina Marchese

One woman's captivating and private account of forsaking the rat race to stay blissfully as a beekeeper and honey entrepreneur—plus every little thing you'd ever need to know approximately bees.

Ten years in the past, Marina Marchese fell in love with bees in the course of a journey of a neighbor's honeybee hives. stunned to discover that permitting docile honeybees to move slowly throughout her arms instilled a serene tranquility and luxury, Marina hand over her task, received her personal bees, equipped her personal hives, harvested honey, earned a certificates in apitherapy, studied wine tasting as a way to move these talents to honey tasting, and at last opened her personal company. this present day, crimson Bee Honey sells artisanal honey and honey-related items to outlets and eating places everywhere in the country.

Honeybee is not just a hot and encouraging tale of 1 woman's intimate event with honeybees (arguably the main industrious creatures in the world) however it is additionally bursting with interesting and functional information regarding all elements of bees, beekeeping, and honey, together with lifestyles contained in the beehive and the position of the queen, drones, and employees; how bees make honey; pollination and its value in maintaining existence; construction a beehive; hiving and preserving honeybees; harvesting honey and comb; therapeutic with honey and the perform of apitherapy; and lots more and plenty, even more. Recipes for nutrition, drink, and private care items are incorporated all through. additionally integrated is a close appendix of seventy five various kinds of honey.

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The white trailing edge of the wings can been seen in flight. The toes are flanked with lobes that enable the coot to walk on water plants and swim efficiently. Juveniles are similar in plumage to adults but paler. Coots are often seen in very large flocks. The adult is illustrated. Sandhill Crane, Grus canadensis Family Gruidae (Cranes) Size: 45” Season: Winter Habitat: Fields, shallow wetlands The Sandhill Crane is tall bird with long, strong legs, a long neck, and a long, straight bill. The long, thick tertial feathers create the distinctive bustle on the rear of all cranes.

The Willet is found singly or in scattered flocks, and picks or probes for crabs, crustaceans, and worms in the mud and sand. Its call is a loud wil-let, often uttered in flight. The winter adult is illustrated. 5” Season: Year-round or winter Habitat: Streamsides, edges of lakes and ponds SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES The solitary Spotted Sandpiper is known for its exaggerated, constant bobbing motion. It has a compact body, long tail, and short neck and legs. Plumage is brown above and light below, with a white shoulder patch.

Plumage is gray overall but may become spotted with rust-colored stains caused by preening with a bill stained by iron-rich mud. In flocks, it grazes in fields, gleaning grains, insects, and small animals, and returns to protected wetland areas in the evening to roost. The voice of the Sandhill Crane is a throaty, penetrating trumpeting sound. Unlike herons, it flies in groups with its neck extended. The adult is illustrated. indd 28 11/9/11 11:26 AM Black-bellied Plover, Pluvialis squatarola Family Charadriidae (Plovers) Size: 11” Season: Winter along Pacific coast Habitat: Open areas, coastal or inland PLOVERS The Black-bellied Plover is a relatively large plover with long, pointed wings and a whistling flight call.

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