It is crucial that any possible sightings are reported so experts can take quick and effective action to eradicate Asian Hornets. The best way is to use the 'Asian Hornet Watch' app to record and report any sightings. The app is available for both Apple and Android devices. Photos and videos can also be sent by email to: [email protected]

This incursion map will update with any further sightings of Asian Hornets and includes sightings in the UK since 2016

If you click on the  logo on the map then you can select each year as required. This allows you to view just the current year or to also have previous years sighting's of Asian hornets showing.

Details of Sightings in 2024:

19th January 2024: credible sighting in Westfield, East Sussex.  More information.

Details of sightings in 2023:



In 2023 there were 72 Asian hornet nests found in 56 locations. 
A rolling update for 2023 is available on BeeBase.

Details of all confirmed sightings of Asian Hornet since 2016 can be found on Defra's Asian Hornet sightings page. 

This page has now also been updated to include details of all Asian Hornet nests and sightings in England in 2023.