A few years ago I installed an insect house but all I ever saw in it were spiders webs.
It has now rotted away and been replaced with a new one:
I fixed the new one in different place a couple of weeks ago. I was wondering whether it was in too much direct Sunlight but as I went to move it I saw it has its first resident already:
A bit closer crop:
Yes, a 7 spot Ladybird.
Needless to say I left the house where it was.
First Small Copper in Ages
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