Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

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Spaces are still available for the bumblebee workshop on 31st May. Led by local expert Maggie Frankum at Leicester Botanical Gardens, the ID sessions are free but booking is essential. More details.

It is not always clear which species to record and how often. Do you record the Blackbird in your garden every day? What about plants in your garden or street trees nearby? Recent guidance from the BSBI has helped to answer some of these questions. See our What To Record page.

A checklist of all the species of dragonflies and damselflies in Leicestershire and Rutland has just been published. This excellent document includes species distribution maps and notes of where best to see them locally. See Dragonfly Resources.

Around 2,000 beetles species have been found in Leicestershire and Rutland, around half of the UK list. This impressive document lists all of these with details of the number of records and when last seen. Checklist of the beetles of VC55

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Danish Scurvygrass - Cochlearia danica

Danish Scurvygrass
Cochlearia danica

white crucifer at the edge of salted roads

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