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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    Although we are close to the end of their season now, at certain times of the year sawflies are very abundant and rather showy insects. Identification of these insects is often problematic however. More...

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    Epicaecilius pilipennis, a small (2-3mm), dark barkfly. 

     

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    Autumn Hawkbit (Scorzoneroides autumnalis) is thriving this year in sun-burnt grass verges. Hawkbits are usually tough to identify but this one is OK - if you know how.

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