Asian Hornet

Action Teams guidance for local groups

Guidance on creating Asian Hornet Action Teams. Cornwall Beekeepers Association has provided this guidance for the Association’s local beekeeping groups. It includes an ‘Action Flow Chart’ of actions after a suspected sighting by a beekeeper and advice on how to collect a specimen.

Asian hornet sightings

If you suspect you have seen an Asian hornet you can report this by:

  • using the iPhone and Android app ‘Asian Hornet Watch’
  • completing the Online recording form on the Great Britain Non-native Species Secretariat website
  • emailing alertnonnative@ceh.ac.uk with a photo and location details
  • Details on the appearance of an Asian hornet can be found on the Bee Base guide or the Non-native species identification guide.