Today we (Aaron, Elijah, Dad & I) were up at the farm working on the garden and mowing, so I topped off the feeder bottles with a quart of sugar water each. While walking around the farm I found myself constantly looking down at the white clover in the yard. I watched many of "my girls" working the white clover for that wonderful nectar. I can't tell you how long since I have easily seen bees working the clover - that was fun to watch! I also found some other bees that were not mine. They were slightly smaller and darker in color, and the yellow was less intense than my bees. I think this picture is similar to the ones that I saw. According to what I found on the Internet, I believe they are Dark European Honey Bees
I am also thinking it might be time to put the honey super on the West hive and pull the feeder. They seem to have a lot of bees in the hive and hanging around the front porch of the hive. I don't want them to get too crowded, so I'll probably add the honey super during my next visit to the farm.