Got a call from Roger at the club. He was called to pick up a swarm from the large garden behind my garden wall. The fourth swarm from there in a few days.
My lure hives (see entries passim) were not alluring enough, apparently. Or not far enough away from the original colony. They prefer to go over half a mile away from the originating colony - for a very good reason: they want to spread out to avoid over-foraging the area.
But I was not at home, and he had to give the swarms to someone else!
But I live in hope. The topbar hive need some occupants.