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Nest - Bald-faced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata

Nest - Bald-faced Hornet - Dolichovespula maculata
Albany Nursery WMA, Dougherty County, Georgia, USA
October 20, 2012
Large active Hornet Nest at Albany Nursery WMA in Dougherty County, Coastal Plain, Southwest Georgia. Nest located within a few feet of the ground in a short tree located in the center of a field with grasses less than 2-3' in height. Nectar sources were also in the immediate vicinity, though not known what these hornets were feeding on. There was frequent comings and goings at entrance of nest (circular dark hole located at the lower part of nest near the bottom of the "U" or "V").

. . . . Appears similar to Species Dolichovespula maculata - Bald-faced Hornet: . . . .

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