September 2016 – Asian hornet nest found and destroyed
An #Asian hornet nest has been located and destroyed by experts in the Tetbury area.
The nest was found at the top of a 55-foot tall conifer tree Inspectors from the #National Bee Unit are continuing to monitor the area for Asian hornets alongside local #beekeepers. However, to date, no live hornets have been seen since the nest was removed.
We urge anyone to report suspect Asian hornet sightings to [email protected].
Further guidance on the Asian hornet can be found on the Asian hornet pages of Beebase where you will find a very useful Asian hornet ID sheet sheet and Asian hornet poster which is available for identification purposes.