Discussion of sightings in and around the Chorley area.

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Paul Whittaker
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Post by Paul Whittaker » Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:56 pm

It’s a pleasant afternoon to be in the garden here in Croston and I have just estimated that there are currently over 1000 Ladybirds on my house wall which is in the afternoon sun - different sizes, colours and numbers of spots. Looking across the garden toward the nearby woodland the air if full of them, literally thousands. Glad I’m not a greenfly!

Neil Southworth
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Re: Ladybirds

Post by Neil Southworth » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:38 pm

They seem to be widespread. Swarms reported from Astley Village, 30 on a garage at Hoghton and 200+ on a house in Warton Place, Chorley.

Mark Cookson
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Re: Ladybirds

Post by Mark Cookson » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:32 pm

Very wide spread. Working in Walton le Dale this afternoon and 100s around there as well....

gary lilley
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Re: Ladybirds

Post by gary lilley » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:48 pm

Plenty in Eccleston this afternoon .

Jed Kirkham
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Re: Ladybirds

Post by Jed Kirkham » Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:00 pm

We had over 50 100 in our house on Tuesday, they seem to favour upstairs rooms facing south-west

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