Welcome to our Wildlife Recording Form.
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Just so you know...

No personal information is shared, but the wildlife information you provide will be shared with the appropriate local environmental records centre, and may subsequently be passed on to the National Biodiversity Network to inform scientists working across the UK.
 
What's your first name?

 
Would you like us to add you to our Wildlife Connections email list?

We'll occasionally send you our latest Wildlife Connections news, guides and resources. You can unsubscribe at any time.
     
 
Postcode where you spotted wildlife *

Please enter the full postcode. We use this to plot your recordings on our map.
If you're recording in the zoo, our postcode is CH2 1EU.
 
Grid reference where you spotted wildlife

(optional) If you know the grid reference for your recording it makes the data even more useful. You can find grid references on the link below.
https://m.gridreferencefinder.com
Just find the location, press Add+Info and make a note of the grid reference to enter here.
 
Are you recording as an individual or as an organisation? *


 
What is the date of your wildlife recording? *

If you are making recordings for different days please submit them separately.
 
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Frogs & Toads

 
Have you seen any of these frogs and toads?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.




 
How many common frogs have you seen?

 
Roughly how much frog spawn have you seen?


 
How many common toads have you seen?

 
Roughly how much common toad spawn have you seen?


 
Would you like to upload a photo of your frog or toad recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your frog or toad photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your frog or toad recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, etc.
 
Mammals

 
Have you seen any of these mammals?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.





 
How many hedgehogs have you seen?

 
How many foxes have you seen?

 
How many grey squirrels have you seen?

 
How many moles have you seen?

 
How many mole hills have you seen?

 
Would you like to upload a photo of your mammal recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your mammal photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your mammal recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, etc.
 
Bugs & Slugs

 
Have you seen any of these bugs & slugs?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.





 
How many garden bumble bees have you seen?

 
How many red tailed bumblebees have you seen?

 
How many great black slugs have you seen?

 
How many 7-spot ladybirds have you seen?

 
How many garden snails have you seen?

 
Would you like to upload a photo of your bug or slug recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your bug or slug photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your bug or slug recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, etc.
 
Birds

 
Have you seen any of these birds?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.













 
How many blackbirds have you seen?

 
How many blue tits have you seen?

 
How many chaffinches have you seen?

 
How many goldfinches have you seen?

 
How many greenfinches have you seen?

 
How many house sparrows have you seen?

 
How many magpies have you seen?

 
How many robins have you seen?

 
How many song thrushes have you seen?

 
How many starlings have you seen?

 
How many swallows have you seen?

 
How many swifts have you seen?

 
How many wrens have you seen?

 
Would you like to upload a photo of your bird recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your bird photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your bird recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, etc.
 
Butterflies & Moths

 
Have you seen any of these butterflies & moths?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.






 
How many peacock butterflies have you seen?

 
How many small tortoiseshell butterflies have you seen?

 
How many barberry carpet moths have you seen?

 
How many comma butterflies have you seen?

 
How many red admiral butterflies have you seen?

 
How many speckled wood butterflies have you seen?

 
Would you like to upload a photo of your butterfly or moth recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your butterfly or moth photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your butterfly or moth recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, etc.
 
Plants

 
Have you seen any of these plants?

If you've spotted something not on our list (or you're not sure what you've spotted) you can let us know at the end of the form.





 
Roughly how much greater plantain have you seen?


 
Roughly how much herb robert have you seen?


 
Roughly how many nettles have you seen?


 
Roughly how many dandelions have you seen?


 
Roughly how many bluebells have you seen?


 
Would you like to upload a photo of your plant recording?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your plant photo below.

If you have more than one image please email it to marketing@chesterzoo.org after submitting this form.
 
Can you tell us any more about your plant recording?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, etc.
 
Would you like to record any species not on our list?

     
 
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If you're recording multiple species please add the number you've seen too. For example:
"2 badgers, 3 jackdaws, 1 wagtail".
 
How many have you seen?

 
Do you have a photo you'd like to upload?

Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your photo here.

By uploading your photo you agree etc
 
Do you have another photo to upload?

     
 
Upload another photo below.

 
Would you like to upload a photo of a species that you can't identify?

We'll try our best to identify it for you and let you know.
Any photographs that you upload to this form will be used to verify your recording and may be published on the Chester Zoo website or our social media channels to promote the project.
     
 
Upload your photo for identification below.

 
Do you have a second photo to upload?

     
 
Upload your 2nd photo for identification below.

 
Do you have a third photo to upload?

     
 
Upload your 3rd photo for identification below.

 
Can you tell us any more detail to help us identify the species?

Eg. the location you made the recording, size, behaviour, type of habitat, etc.
Thank you for recording wildlife in your area.
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