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

    To submit a record and experience this site in full, you must register (free and quick!).

    Latest image

    Upcoming events

    Online Zoom meeting

    Online Zoom meeting

    Online Zoom meeting

    St Peters C.E. Primary Academy, Station Road, Market Bosworth. CV13 0NP.

    Follow us on Twitter

    Latest stories

    Ferns for Fanatics

    Fern expert Geoffrey Hall discusses the ferns of Leicestershire and Rutland (VC55), describing the most commonly occurring species and how to identify them, rare ferns, and encourages us all to become pteridomaniacs:

    Video - Turnip Moth

    Video: The Turnip Moth - Agrotis segetum with Leicestershire moth expert Paul Palmer:


    Ant Checklist

    NatureSpot ant expert Gavin Gamble has produced a comprehensive checklist of ant species in VC55. More...

    Ask NatureSpot 18.05.2020

    The NatureSpot team invites you to join us online for our first ever interactive identification workshop. More...


    Follow us


    Follow on FacebookFollow on Twitter

    New species

    Latest chat

    What's around

    Large Red Damselfly

    Large Red Damselfly, Pyrrhosoma nymphula. Usually the earliest dragonfly or damselfly to appear and relatively easy to identify.

    NatureSpot is a registered charity (1138852) and is supported by, and works in partnership with, the following organisations:

    lcc logo
    city co logo
    lrwt logo