To help us find out more about the North East’s ladybirds, you can now share sightings quickly and easily by using the handy form below.

Share your sightings

Taking part in North East Ladybird Spot is simple. Find a ladybird, take a photo, and share your sighting online. Records of all ladybird species are welcome.

If you are having trouble using iRecord, or would like to share a one-off sighting, you can now share records with NHSN using the handy form below.

When submitting a record, please ensure that all fields are completed. Only completed forms will be counted towards the North East Ladybird Spot. Please also provide an image alongside your sighting – this helps experts confirm and verify your finds.

Need help finding a grid reference? This handy website makes it quick and simple to pinpoint your sighting.

Submit a ladybird sighting

When did you spot your ladybird(s)?
Please leave blank if not known
How many ladybirds of this species did you see?
Max. file size: 8 MB.
Photos of your ladybird will help friendly experts identify your find
The name of the site you visited
If unsure, please try