Join us for an exciting wildlife recording training event in Aberporth! Whether you’re a nature enthusiast or a beginner, this in-person training at Aberporth Village Hall is perfect for you. Learn how to identify and record various species of wildlife in the beautiful surroundings of Aberporth, Cardigan, UK. When: 25/02/24 10-1pm Where: https://maps.app.goo.gl/zxMYDRygVtbjY2FV7 Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/803150493747?aff=oddtdtcreator … Continue reading Wildlife Recording Training
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#Recordoftheweek is Tremella ramalinae on Ramalina fraxinea, a new record for Wales! On Friday 8/12/23 Yusef, Steve, and I went for an outing to look for lichens in a new tetrad. Quite early on during the walk, Yusef picked up a fallen branch with a large leafy lichen (Ramalina fraxinea), which was covered in an … Continue reading New record for Wales (Tremella ramalinae)
Remember back in the summer, we asked you to record sightings of INNS (Invasive and non-native species). Here are the results so far. 71 records in total, with Himalayan balsam at 37, Japanese knotweed at 29, Parrots feather at 1, Skunk cabbage at 2, and Winter heliotrope at 2. Many have died back now, but … Continue reading Invasive and non-native species
Bulletin 40 – Autumn 2023 highlights include; The Long-winged Conehead (Conocephalus fuscus) is a species of bush cricket formerly known from a limited area of southern England. The Andromeda Lacebug is native to Japan and has been introduced to Europe and the USA via the importation of its host plants. Urban roosting – Horseshoes in … Continue reading Autumn Newsletter 2023
Holly leaf miner Christmas challenge. Do you fancy a challenge leading up to Christmas? Can you help us put more dots on the map and biological records in the database by taking a closer look at Holly plants when you are out and about? Phytomyza ilicis is a small species of fly (~3mm) that lays … Continue reading Holly leaf miner (Phytomyza ilicis) Christmas challenge.
Biodiversity Information & Communications Officer Salary: £21,269 – 22,571 5 days per week. Location: Whitland, West Wales We are looking for a person with good communication and data entry skills who will engage with groups and promote biological recording. Knowledge of scientific nomenclature or taxonomy is required for the role. The successful candidate will be … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Biodiversity Information and Communications Officer
Expert help Paul Taylor is the Vice County Recorder for Butterflies, and would be delighted to receive your records, or queries, about butterflies. He can be contacted by: Email on email@example.com Landline on 01239 654742 Or by mobile on 07811 403713 He is happy to offer help on identification of your butterfly, and you can … Continue reading Butterfly help!
Join us for the 2023 WWBIC Annual Recorders Forum, IN PERSON, for the first time in three years! Saturday 4th of March 2023 University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Lampeter If you record wildlife or have an interest in the natural world and conservation this is the perfect opportunity to informally meet and chat with … Continue reading WWBIC’s Annual Recorders Forum 2023
Bulletin 38 – Autumn 2022 Headlines include The advance of the Orange Ping-Pong Bat fungus (Favolaschia claudopus), Bird pellet analysis: An opportunity to increase our knowledge of beetle presence and distribution in Wales, a summary of WWBIC Recording Days 2022, the results of Carmarthenshire Bat Research Project 2022, and many more! We now distribute our … Continue reading Autumn 2022 Newsletter