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This guide lists various websites and groups that will help with species identification.
This is a one year contract post for a 0.6 FTE (21 hours per week)
Full Stack Developer to work on Aderyn - a website serving Welsh
biodiversity data to the general public and logged-in users.
The post is working for the Local Environmental Records Centres Wales consortium and is hosted by South East Wales Biodiversity Records Centre Ltd (SEWBReC), based at their office in Talbot Green, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan. Follow link for more details.... more
With recording wildlife now so easy with WiReD online and the LERC Wales App on smart phones and tablets the challenge for August is to record at least one different species every day in the BIS area. There's lots of common species out there to record and these are often the under recorded ones. To be in with a chance of winning submit at least 1 wildlife record every day in August of a different species using WiReD or the LERC Wales App. The prize is a copy of the Collins Complet... more
This latest guide will help you to distinguish between six commonly spotted butterflies in and around grassland. Find it on our Library, just click on the tab above.
The SaSq locations for June are now on our website. These three squares have zero records. The aim is to inspire you to go recording in these areas. If you do go recording follow our common sense rules. And please remember to submit your records! Thanks.
The latest Spot this Species is now out. It will help you identify swifts, swallows and martins. It's in our Library, click on the tab above.
BIS has added all its relevant data sets to NBN Atlas of Wales. In all it has 855,305 records in 9 Surveys. This does not include county data sets or third party data sets.
This months square in VC47 Montgomeryshire for which BIS hold zero records is SO0490, near Caersws.
South east of Caersws the minor road Moat Lane runs north south through the square. There are several footpaths in the eastern half of this square and the Mid Wales Golf Centre is to the west. It is close to the A470/A489 junction.
If you feel inspired to record in this square you will be getting lots of 'firsts' for these areas. Click on the link for a map of this square.
Notes about Surve... more