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At the moment DEFRA is recommending monitoring traps in all areas of the Country where there is no Asian hornet incursion.

Once an Asian hornet has been positively identified in an area then kill traps should be used.

This is in the expectation that if Asian hornets are in the area then they will be trapped and identified.

The by-catch in these traps will be small compared to the damage caused by the Asian hornets if the nests are not found.

 Any suspected Asian Hornets should be photographed and the pictures set in via the Asian Hornet Watch app which is available on both android and iPhone. You can also report them via an online form

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