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Sampling European Hornets

We went to sample some Vespa crabro workers at the end of the summer. MSci student Iona had previously located the active nest within a public park. PhD student Owen and Lewis joined the fieldtrip one Friday afternoon in North London. Postdoc Emeline brought tubes and protective gear, while Hornet expert John arrived with an appropriate net.   The nest was busy with workers and (at least) one male going in and out of the tree hole. At this time