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Asian Hornet update - 25th July 2023

A nest was found in the Dover district of Kent. This was destroyed on 24 July. NBU will continue surveillance to ensure that there are no further nests in the area.

A credible sighting of an Asian hornet in Plymouth was received over the weekend. The NBU are investigating.


Please report suspect sightings using the ‘Asian hornet Watch’ app for iPhone and Android. For those without smart phones you can report sightings using an online report form.   sighting information on