Monitoring stations need to be out from 1st March to the 31st of October. Asian Hornet queens start flying early. Check the National Bee Unit (NBU) website click here (external site) for baits if unsure.
Download the Asian Hornet Watch App to your phone, it will help you identify this insect and record a sighting. Links: AndroidApple.
If you think you have seen an Asian Hornet but you are not sure or need help in verifying a sighting:
Take a photograph if you can.
Contact Guildford Division action coordinator to help verify:
The NBU will require evidence before any official action is taken. All received reports are assessed to verify credibility of each report. The full eradication procedure is not put in motion until a sample has been received and confirmed.