Swarm of bees on the Providence sidewalk

This swarm was flat on the sidewalk... I'm not sure what was going on... I left before they started stinging everyone...


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update: The Providence Journal posted a story about it.




  • Glassine 7y

  • Alex Taylor 7y

    Do you have any images of this in context?
  • providence raptors 7y

    My shot makes it look much bigger than it was... The photo in the ProJo article reveals that the swarm is just a few feet across:
  • Alex Taylor 7y

    Was just wondering if you had more. It looked like there would be some great gawker pictures to be taken! How loud were they?
  • providence raptors 7y

    I've got a few shots of hands pointing into the swam, but none of the gawkers' faces... plz send me your email if you'd like to see them. I don't recall any buzzing... I'm actually allergic to bees so I didn't get too close... luckily I had a 300mm zoom lens in my bag.
  • Sara Claypool 7y

    That is crazy. What a great moment to happen upon...

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  • Beatrice Sweeten 7y

    I sure like this one very cool shot.
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