Species information

Leicestershire and Rutland contain a rich and fascinating diversity of wildlife. 

Click here to go to the NatureSpot illustrated library featuring nearly 3,000 different species. All live in Leicestershire and Rutland and every image has been taken in these areas. For each species you can find out where it lives, when to see it and how common or rare it is. Distribution maps for Leicestershire and Rutland, as well as the UK as a whole, show where records have been collected for this species by the National Biodiversity Network.


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