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    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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    NatureSpot Annual Report 2019

    Each year NatureSpot publishes an annual report summarising all the activity of the previous 12 months. You can read the 2019 Annual Report (and all the previous ones) here.

    NatureSpot Challenge - Hairy-footed Flower Bee

    It's the time of year when Hairy-footed Flower Bees, Anthophora plumipes, are on the wing. Can you spot them?


    Leafmines and Plant Galls

    A number of different groups of insects cause leaf mines and plant galls but they can be difficult to identify. More...

    NatureSpot in 2019

    Over the last few weeks we've been getting all the records submitted in 2019 sorted out. More...

    European Chinchbug nymph

    Recently the NatureSpot Team held a works outing to Everard's Meadows and while we were there we couldn't resist doing some recording. More...

    Firethorn Leaf Miner

    Now is a good time of year to spot and record the distinctive leaf mines of the Firethorn Leaf Miner, Phyllonorycter leucographella.

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