UK and Ireland latest observations

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With most results now in for Butterfly Conservation's annual Big Butterfly Count, over 50,000 were completed, from all round the UK.


Have you tried out the iSpot identification quizzes? Test your skills and practice identifying the different wildlife groups, selected from the wide range of observations on iSpot.


A new paper describing iSpot's crowd-sourcing approach to species identification has been published in the open-access journal ZooKeys.


On 13 May iSpot passed the half-million mark! This represents an amazing collaboration by people all round the world to find and help identify wildlife. Congratulations to iSpotter "Mavourneen" for the 500,000th observation!