Asian Hornet


How to identify an Asian Hornet?

An information leaflet can be found here


How to Report a Sighting

Here is what to do when you see an Asian Hornet:

Report sightings of this species online at: contact the none-native species secretariat (NNSS)n through the online recording form: here or send an email with picture to:

or by downloading the Asian Hornet Watch app for ios: 

or android here


Kent Asian Hornet Monitoring Traps

Thanks a lot to Dougal from the Canterbury branch who created this map.
If you have already installed Asian Hornet monitoring traps in Kent or East Sussex, or are planning to do so please do get in touch with Dougal by clicking this “email” 



Asian Hornet Incursion Map


Asian Hornet Action Team

More Information

1 week ago

‪our branch offers another taster experience for beginners on 28.07.20 at our apiary in Frittenden. We have 4 more places available. Costs will be £50 for the day. For more information please ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Weald Beekeepers branch of the Kent Beekeepers Association's post

Those are just 3 of several steps we take while processing beeswax:
1) the melted wax inside a pot is poured into a bucket with water
2) after 24 hours a solid “wax cake” has formed and will be ... See more

1 month ago

‪our branch offers a taster experience for beginners on 19.07.20 at our apiary in Frittenden. We have two more places available. Costs will be £50 for the day. For more information please contact ... See more

10 months ago

‪Please join us this coming Saturday (21.09.) @3pm at the Sissinghurst Trinity church, parish room(TN17 2JL) for ’Plight of the bumblebee' by speaker Dr Nikki Gammans(Fellow Royal Entomological ... See more

1 year ago

Looking forward to seeing you at our event today “Managing the Asian hornet threat”. Tickets are £11. See you at: 12 Groom Way, Lenham, Maidstone, ME17 2QT, England.

1 year ago

Come and visit us today at our stall in Tenterden at the May Fyre (recreational ground)

1 year ago

It‘s this time of the year when bees follow their natural instinct and swarm. If you see a swarm please contact us. Please NOT use any pesticides! A swarm of bees is not aggressive as they don‘t ... See more

1 year ago
Bees survive Notre Dame fire after getting 'drunk on smoke'

The Bees on top of Notre Dame did the survive!

Thousands of insects on cathedral's roof emerged unscathed from inferno, confounding beekeepers who feared they had perished

1 year ago
Richard Bowler Wildlife Photography

worth a read! Happy Easter to you and your families

If you choose to eat lamb this weekend, remember it's not just the lamb that dies for your meal. Followers of this page will know by now, foxes are slaughtered constantly in the name of sheep ... See more

1 year ago

Please consider this before using any pesticides in your garden and green areas respectively. Protect our bees and all pollinators and ülease share this! #pesticides #weeds #Dandelion

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