Female prepared in the Beauchene technique
A disturbed european hornet
European hornet harvesting fiber and sap from a lilac twig
Hornets verifying each other's identity
Hornet with prey
Hornisse tötet Honigbiene
Hornet with prey (wasp)
Hornet (Vespa crabro germana), King
Ritualistic fighting of Hornets.
Hornet (Vespa crabro), shot in Groesbeek, Netherlands
Hornisse (Vespa crabro germana) auf Apfelstück
Avespa, shot in Galicia
Hornet with the prey catch
female worker in front of Nestcavity
female workers fanning their wings to cause a draught, or movement of air, for cooling the nest or evaporating moisture from the larvae.
Hornet nest (Vespa crabro), shot in Hemer, Germany
Vespa crabro L.
European hornets (Vespa crabro), nest.