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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    NatureSpot ant expert Gavin Gamble has produced a comprehensive resource page on identifying ants. More...

    Soprano Pipistrelle

    The NatureSpot team invites you to join us online to learn more about bats. More...

    Micriscope Club

    Interested in microscopy for identification? Join us online.


    We are currently at peak cranefly. These useful resources will help you identify them. More...

    Dragonfly Atlas

    County Recorder Ian Merrill has updated our knowledge of the Odonata in Leicestershire and Rutland (VC55) with an updated version of the County Dragonfly and Damselfly Atlas and Checklist,

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