UK and Ireland latest observations

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James cropped 001_1950s 140.jpg user 12 year-old James McCulloch is the winner of one of the first UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing.

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A fast track view of iSpot observations over time! We have created a time lapse video showing a random selection of 10% of global observations.


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


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.


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!