Ladybird ID

Age 6+

Activity Type

spotter sheets

Activity Season

spring summer autumn

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Ladybird identification

Go on a ladybird hunt and use our handy ID sheet to identify your discoveries.

Seven spots, twenty two spots, some even have stripes! How many different ladybirds can you find?

  • Ladybirds live in lots of different places – in trees, by ponds and in your garden
  • They’re known as the gardener’s friend as many of them munch on aphids - a garden pest
  • Ladybirds aren’t always red – they can be orange, yellow, brown… even black!

Did you know there are 46 species of ladybird in the UK?

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