Are bees poisonous?
Yes. Some people are allergic to the venom and can die by a single sting. It is important to rake or scrape the stinger out of your skin so stop the venom from injecting further into your blood.
Is borax poisonous to birds I am trying to get rid of bees that are overtaking my bird sanctuary I do not want to kill birds in process?
Yes. Bee venom is poisonous but, ignoring any possible allergic reaction, the sting from a small number of bees will not be enough to do any harm. But stings from a large number of bees, in the order of hundreds, can prove fatal. The record number of stings one person has received and still survived was 2,243.
Collective nouns for bees are: a bike of bees a charm of bees a cluster of bees an erst of bees a game of bees a grist of bees a hive of bees a hum of bees a nest of bees a rabble of bees a swarm of bees Collective nouns for flies are: a business of flies a cloud of flies a grist of flies a hatch of flies a swarm of flies
A group of bees is called a swarm, grist or hive, or a colony. There are also other names for a group of bees such as: A bike of bees. A cluster of bees. A cast of bees. A drift of bees. An erst of bees. A game of bees. A rabble of bees. A stand of bees. A colony, or it could be a swarm. A colony or it could be a swarm
There are around 260 species of bee. These can be broken down into groups, for example there are 17 species of bumblebee. These groups include: * Sweat bees * Carpenter bees * Honeybees * Bumblebees * Stingless bees * Africanized bees * Leafcutter bees * Mason bees * Hornfaced bees * Cleptoparasitic bees * Cuckoo bees