Atlas of Social Wasps:
an HBRG Project, 2018-2022
Current maps of the Highland species, 1995 onwards.

The maps below are the current NBN Atlas maps from the HBRG datasets.  Our datasets are usually updated twice a year.

The Black Isle nest of a Hornet was almost certainly
established by an imported queen.
The animated maps below show the colonisation of Highland by D. saxonica and V. germanica.  The latter was present as far N as Dingwall before 1979, but then no records in Highland until 2011.
D saxonica colonisation map
Dolichovespula saxonica
V germanica colonisation map
Vespula germanica
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