What is a bald-faced hornet?


Bald-faced hornets are stinging insects that typically build nests in trees or bushes. These hornets can be categorized as more vicious stinging insects that protect their nesting sites. Even small disturbances can cause a bald-faced hornet to attack and sting.


What does a bald-faced hornet’s nest look like?


A bald-faced hornet’s nest is usually large and grows in size overnight! They have a hole towards the bottom of the nest that the hornets go in and out of. As previously stated, the nests are usually found in trees and bushes.

Bald-faced hornet nest hanging from tree

Bald-Faced Hornets Nest


What do bald-faced hornets look like?


The hornet is black and white, with a white face. This hornet can fly on average at 14mph but can get to speeds of about 25mph. Click here for more info. Bald-faced hornets can range from 1/2 an inch to about 5/8 of an inch.

Bald-faced hornet in honey comb

Bald-Faced Hornet in Honeycomb


How to get rid of bald-faced hornets


When it comes to stinging insects it is always best to call a professional. Without proper removal and protective equipment, bee stings can cause major irritation, especially if you are allergic to them. NW Pest Control offers fast and effective solutions to removing bald-faced hornet nests. Contact us or call us today for a free estimate.