TF3593 : European Hornet in a house in Yarburgh

taken 2 months ago, near to Yarburgh, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

European Hornet in a house in Yarburgh
European Hornet in a house in Yarburgh
Not to be confused with the recently arrived pest, the Asian Hornet. This one is nicknamed the gentle giant. It was 30 mm long and slightly redder in hue than the (smaller) native wasp.

This American site has a good description, though the hornet is considered a pest there: LinkExternal link
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Tuesday, 3 October, 2017   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
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Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3503 9343 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.2235N 0:1.8268E
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