Getting started with NatureSpot

If you have just registered with us then welcome! (If you haven't registered you can still view the galleries but can't contribute records). We will keep this short but just want to stress a few points to help you get the most from your experience with NatureSpot.

NatureSpot can only accept records of wildlife sightings in Leicestershire and Rutland. Elsewhere, please use the national iRecord website.

If you are new to wildlife recording, do give it a go. You should find the Submit Records form easy to use. Hover on the blue icons if you need help. We do ask that new recorders submit photos with their records and for amber and red rated species this is a requirement for all - see the images section on the FAQ page for more information.

We have provided further guidance on submitting records under the Recording menu at the top of the screen. Do look at these if you have any questions, especially the FAQ page. If you are still stuck then we will try our best to help if you email: