1. What you observed


Complete a separate form for each species.

If you selected "Other" above, please give the species here.


The date you observed this (dd/mm/yyyy).


Did you hear it, see it or see traces of it?.

If you selected "Other" above, please describe the observation here.

How many you observed. (Should be set to 1 if you observed a field sign.)

Any extra information about what you observed.

Please upload a photo, if you can, to help us confirm your observation. (png, gif, jpg. Must be smaller than 1MB although we can resize photos automatically most of the time.)

2. Where you saw it

Select the term that best describes the habitat where you made the observation.

If you selected "Other" above, please describe the habitat here.

E.g. name of site, village or town.

Change this if you are not in Britain or have a GPS location in lat/long.

Find the place where you made your observation on the map below and then click on the spot. A red square will appear indicating the grid location.

  • Use the search box below the map to quickly zoom to a location.
  • Zooming in to the map increases the accuracy of your record and makes it more useful.
  • Use +/- buttons on the left of the map to zoom in and out or double-click.
  • Use the arrow buttons on the left of the map or your mouse to move the map around.
  • Use the + button on the right of the map to switch between map and aerial photo views.

Normally, clicking on the map will enter this. If you have difficulty with the map, type a grid reference here.

3. Who saw it


Indicate your level of experience.

Tick this box if you have uploaded a photo and would like to receive confirmation of the identification - where this is possible.


Submitted records will go to the Mammal Society and the network of County Mammal Recorders for verification but your details will not be passed on to anyone else. We ask for your details because we may wish to follow up your sighting.

Species data (accompanied by your name but no other personal details) will be uploaded to the National Biodiversity Network Gateway.

We are very grateful for the species record you have supplied. Thank you.