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News, Posts and blogs about the Asian hornet Vespa velutina
The National Bee Unit has located and destroyed a second Asian hornet nest in Fowey, Cornwall.
Another Asian hornet nest has been found and destroyed in Fowey England, This is the second nest to be found in Fowey and was found close to the site of the 1st nest.
Currently work is now on-going to ensure no further nests are present. The Defra press release advises that Local beekeepers in the surrounding area are supporting this effort, including in Liskeard where a single sighting of an Asian hornet occurred.
Members of the public are also encouraged to report any further sightings of Asian hornets.
If you suspect you have seen an Asian hornet you can report this using the iPhone or Android app ‘Asian Hornet Watch’ or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Identification guides and more information are available.
More Information about this discovery, along with surveillance activities in Hull and Liskeard can be found in the following Defra press release: