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Asian hornet sightings

*Updated 27th October 2023*

In 2023 there have been 72 Asian hornet nests found in 56 locations. NBU active surveillance will be closing down but will carry on responding to credible sightings of individuals and nests.

More information on Asian hornet sightings in 2023 can be found on the website of the National Bee Unit.  

Any suspected sightings should ideally be reporting via the Asian hornet watch app or the online reporting form.  For more details on identification and reporting please visit the Asian hornet alert page. Alert posters and ID sheets are available to raise awareness, please see the Asian hornet alert page for details.