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Hornets' Nest

Hornets' Nest

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  • Ray
  • Not in United States
  • 29 May 2017, 00:45
Impressive builders, aren't they, Lisl.
Lisl: So intricate, Ray
It is like a beautiful art installation.
Lisl: Yes - it really is a work of art, Michael
Holy flying beasties Batman!!! Where on Earth was this?
Lisl: It had been constructed in an owl box on a nearby farm, Elizabeth
  • Martine
  • France
  • 29 May 2017, 05:54
Quel travail !
Lisl: Yes - what a construction
  • Chris
  • England
  • 29 May 2017, 06:32
Terrific artwork isn't it Lisl. Hornets are meant to be pretty placid things but they scare me half to death..
Lisl: It is, Chris, and I know what you mean about Hornets
Not the same thing as bees, I understand, Lisl, but clearly hard workers. When this first popped up, I thought it was a piece of cake. smile
Lisl: I wonder how long this took to build, Ginnie - imagine all the scrapings of wood needed. You have been seeing too many of Alan's FB pics!
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 29 May 2017, 07:10
The result of hard work - a magnificent image!
Lisl: I wonder how many hours of work, Philine, thank you
  • Astrid
  • Netherlands
  • 29 May 2017, 07:14
This is so fascinating to see how this is made.. this is a lot of labour put in. Where did you find it?
Lisl: This was found in an owl box on a Countryside Stewardship Farm where I go mothing
  • Alan
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 29 May 2017, 07:40
Crikey! What an amazing creation. I would not want to be near this when its active.
Lisl: It was inspected whilst active, and hastily left!
Wouah ...impressionnant !!
Lisl: It was amazing, Claudine
An amazing construction. Hornets are very large and as someone who is scared of wasps then they frighten the life out of me grin
Lisl: I have had two close encounters coming to close to live hornets' nests without realising. I removed myself very quickly
Goodness, it looks huge Lisl.
Lisl: It was, Chad -it was in a milk crate
  • jpla
  • Anjou
  • 29 May 2017, 09:40
Un incroyable travail
Lisl: So intricate
I read on to understand that it was enclosed. I was amazed at the unusual shape. Great find!
Lisl: It fitted the box quite tightly
It's amazing what creatures like these can do. When I first had a motorcycle I rode through a Hornet swarm that suddenly appeared above the road in front of me and one of them rested on me and started to crawl down my back from under my collar, not a nice thing when one is going quite fast!
Lisl: Not a nice experience, Brian. I was once hassled by a Queen Hornet - I had a job to get away from her
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 29 May 2017, 14:43
Ooo this is a likey for me Lisl. What workmanship!
Lisl: Thank you, Anne. I can imagine how you would feel about this sort of wprkmanship
impressionnante construction!! amitiés
Lisl: Bien sur.
Woo! Impressive work!
Lisl: Really astounding
I would love to get real close to that... if the wasps were gone. smile
Lisl: All had died off, except the Queen who had flown, Larry
Lisl: I understood, Larry!
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 30 May 2017, 22:48
The structure is so intricate and fascinating.
Lisl: So painstakingly built up by tiny slivers

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