Bald-faced Hornet - Sighting Record
 
Graph Showing Seasonal Distribution of Sighting Records Map Showing Sighting Localities
 
Table of Sighting Records
Date Location # Observer Verification*
Aug. 8, 2004  Revelstoke, BC 3 RB S&P
July 3, 2005  Bridlewood S. ROW, Calgary, AB 2 RB S
Aug. 1, 2005  Glenmore Park, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
Aug. 15, 2005  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
July 4, 2007  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB  1 RB V
July 7, 2007  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB  2 RB V
July 9, 2007  Bridlewood Marsh, Calgary, AB 4 RB P
July 11, 2007  Bridlewood Marsh, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
July 27, 2007  Bridlewood Marsh, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
Aug. 15, 2007  Highriver, AB - on nest 6 BA P
Sept 9, 2007  Fish Creek Park, Calgary, AB  1 RB P
May 11, 2009  TCPL Building, Calgary, AB  1 RB RK
Aug. 7, 2009  Edmonton, AB  1 JE 3P 
July 11, 2010  Gull Lake, AB 2 RB S
Aug. 7, 2010  Aldersyde, AB 1 RB S
Aug. 20, 2010  Meadows in the Sky, Revelstoke, BC 1 RB V
Sept. 18, 2011  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 3 RB P
Sept. 20, 2011  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
July 31, 2012  St. Albert, AB 1 WR 3P
May 18, 2014  Gorge Park, Saanich, BC 1 AP 3P
May 25, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
June 25, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
July 5, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB P, V
Aug. 17, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
Aug. 30, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 4 RB P, S
Sept. 1, 2014  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
June 11, 2015  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
July 26, 2015  W. Glenmore Park, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
Apr. 27, 2016  Downtown, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
May 1, 2016  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
May 14, 2016  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 1, 2016  Hwy 532 - 8km West of Hwy 22, AB 1 RB S
Aug. 1, 2016  Hwy 532 - 3.5km West of Hwy 22, AB 1 RB S
May 24, 2017  Springbank, AB 1 RB S
May 25, 2017  Inland, AB 1 CK 3P
June 4, 2017  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 9, 2017  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
Aug. 16, 2017  Harley Hotchkiss Garden, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
Aug. 26, 2017  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
May 21, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
May 25, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
May 28, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
July 15, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
July 22, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
July 23, 2018  Princes Island, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
July 28, 2018  Beaver Mines Lake Road, AB 2 RB S
Aug. 5, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 5, 2018  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB P
Aug. 4, 2019  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 17, 2019  Evergreen, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
Sept. 7, 2019  Evergreen, Calgary, AB 1 RB S
July 1, 2020  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
Aug. 15, 2020  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Aug. 22, 2020  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 2 RB V
Aug. 23, 2020  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
Sept. 5, 2020  Bridlewood, Calgary, AB 1 RB V
         
         
         
 
 

The seasonal and geographic distribution of an insect species is a key part of understanding its natural history.  As such if you have encountered and photographed this insect please email (see home page for e-mail) the following information to Insects of Alberta so it can be included on this page: 1) A hi-res photograph of the subject insect; 2) The date the photograph was taken; 3) The location the photograph was taken at: include the name of the locality and lat/long (i.e. 51.171440,-114.486744); 4) Your name and 5) Additional comments of interest.  Thank you. (MapIcon modified from: L. Zapato)

   
*Verification Abbreviations: V= visual, P = photograph, S = specimen, 3P = 3rd party photograph, ES = Expert Source, RK = Road Kill

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