Beebase News

  • Reported Turkish bee has been identified as a UK native leafcutter bee
    on August 5, 2019 at 3:49 am

    DNA barcoding analysis of a suspect sample of Osmia spp. from Turkey has confirmed it to be a native UK species of leafcutter bee, Megachile centuncularis.The […]

  • Asian hornet in New Milton, Hampshire
    on July 3, 2019 at 3:49 am

    The National Bee Unit has today (Wednesday 3 July 2019) confirmed a sighting of an individual, female Asian hornet in New Milton, Hampshire, after it was […]

  • Reoccurrence of Small Hive Beetle in Sicily
    on July 1, 2019 at 3:49 am

    The Italian authorities have notified the Commission of the reoccurrence of Small Hive Beetle in Sicily in the Siracusa area. The EU will be discussing changes […]

  • Gmail Account - Emails Being Filtered
    on June 30, 2019 at 3:49 am

    We are having a few enquiries from beekeepers with Gmail accounts regarding our emails not being received.Please add nbu@beebaseadmin.fera.co.uk to your […]

  • Swarms of honeybees
    on May 29, 2019 at 3:49 am

    The National Bee Unit has been receiving a large amount of calls regarding honey bee swarms. Please note that we do not deal with swarms, however, you may find […]

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