Could anyone tell me what these bugs are on my willow tree
Hello jonathan, welcome to the forum. They are ladybird larvae and they are looking for aphids to eat
"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it." Sir Terry Pratchett
They'll soon be ladybirds
Billericay - Essex
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Little baby ladybirds
It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....
I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
Lucky you, they are ladybird pupa, from which adult ladybirds will emerge:
A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
Thank you all for your replies, I’m pleased that it isn’t anything sinister