A beekeeper in the Ascot area of Berkshire filmed live insects near a hive, photographed a dead Vespa velutina and reported the sighting using the using the ‘Asian hornet Watch' app.
Further information regarding the Asian hornet
can be found on our Asian hornet page of BeeBase and on Defra's news page
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