Bees foraging coverage.


The honeybee in your hive can cover a huge area during foraging. A study from 1997 showed that the mean foraging distance was 1 km from the hive, but your bees will fly up to 4-5 km (2-3 miles) while foraging.

This is a simple tool to measure the foraging area of your hive and what is within it. First select your country to move the map view to the right place on the earth. Then you can zoom in to the right area where your hive is situated.

Enter your address in the window provided, click where your hive/s are situated on the map. Select Radius size e.g. 3km The map will then center itself onto the point and a circle will be drawn around the point to you selected.

Switch between regular map mode and satellite view using the controls on the top right of the map.

Click here for map: Draw circle of suspected 5km radius foraging area of your Bees!