Bald-Faced Hornet In Nest

Photo of bald-faced hornet in nest, showing underside of wasp

Each nest is begun in spring by a single overwintered queen. Late-summer nests may contain several hundred workers, as well as males and new queens. This is a rare view of the underside of a bald-faced hornet as she walks around inside her nest. The photographer was able to capture this image because the nest was built against a glass window.

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