Malta Beekeepers Association

The keeping of bees is like the direction of sunbeams 
 - Henry David Thoreau - 

Animations & Videos

Through our partners and Friends we have been able to produce a selection of animations and videos to improve understanding of life in and around the hive and honey bees needs. Links to specific topics can be found below - just click on the title and it will open in a separate window.

Planting for Honey Bees Animation - Find out what honey bees need throughout the foraging year and see how you can help them with positive planting action.

Queen Bee - See what a queen bee looks like when surrounded by the workers. Look at the size of her abdomen compared with that of the worker bees.

Foraging for Pollen - 
Watch the honey bees collect pollen and take their burgeoning pollen baskets back to the colony within the hive. Pollen is the protein needed for the development of healthy honey bees.

Honey Bees in Flight - 
Enjoy the spectacle that every beekeeper experiences within the season. See a swarm beginning to cluster amid the buzz of a hive. 

Extracting Honey                                                    Bees Behaviour                                                      Life Cycle