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

Email 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 via email 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

Max. file size: 8 MB.