I found a hornet nest this morning, in an old woodpecker’s oak tree hole. Hornets are beneficial insects. The main difference between wasps and hornets is their size. Hornets are larger than wasps, which is one of the main reasons why they scare some people; but hornets are really quite docile, shy creatures. Another difference is the colour. Wasps which are usually yellow and black, hornets are more orangey-red, although this does… Read More
Sunrise: 07.10 Sunset: 06.46 The hornets are still frantically gathering food; it’s a wonder that there is enough room in this partially finished woodpecker hole to store it all.