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It's summer, there's some decent weather around, and there are butterflies to see and count! Join in with Butterfly Conservation's annual Big Butterfly Count, and use iSpot to help sort out any identification puzzles.

Would you like to be part of the iSpot Team, helping to develop and support our fantastic community of wildlife enthusiasts?


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!


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.