A few images from the inspection of a new, growing hive.
Reference images for new beekeepers. You should be able to identify these in your hive during inspections.
If there lots of bees on the outside of your hive and more bees than normal in the air, don’t panic. They’re probably just orienting (but they might be swarming). Take a look at these videos to see the difference.
Here are a few pictures of the dreaded Varroa Mite.