stationary hibernating ladybirds - do/should i record them every time i see them?

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hrb264
stationary hibernating ladybirds - do/should i record them every time i see them?

In my area there are huge numbers of hibernating 16-spot ladybirds (Tytthaspis sedecimpunctata). i go for a walk in the park every couple of days and often walk past the trees they are on and see them there. the numbers seem to fluctuate quite a bit. 

 

Additionally, last month I saw one orange ladybird in a nearby location and recorded this, but when i walked by the same location last week I noticed three. I entered this as two separate records. So should I record them every time I see them or notice a change in the numbers, when there is a risk of recording the same ladybirds several times, or only once? 

Helen Roy
Duplicate records

Thank you so much fr your query regarding potentially recording the same ladybirds multiple times. Please do record them each time the numbers change or perhaps on a weekly basis every time you see them - we can manage duplicate records within our analysis. Thanks for all your records - Helen (UK Ladybird Survey) 

hrb264
Thanks very much :) I'll

Thanks very much :) I'll carry on doing that then - recording them weekly or if there's been a change :) 

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