Updated: Mar 14
As we welcome in the brighter spring months, our members and volunteers are buzzing for the start of our busy wildlife recording season. Thank you to our followers, who continue to support nature by submitting wildlife sightings to our ongoing Find Wildlife From Home Survey. To date, they have submitted 630 wildlife records for this survey - an amazing achievement!
If you'd like to get involved in outdoor activities which benefit local wildlife, check out our Events Calendar or sign up to our volunteer news to hear about all our volunteering opportunities, including upcoming wildlife surveys.
Over the recent autumn and winter months, we received 96 wildlife records. Read on for a selection of our survey results for this period.
Autumn Winter 2021/2022 Results
Blackbird (Turdus merula)
Brent Goose (Branta bernicla)
Red Kite (Milvus milvus)
Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)
Swift (Apus apus)
Butterflies and Moths
Red Admiral butterfly (Vanessa atalanta)
Orange-tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines)
Twin-spot Carpet moth (Mesotype didymata)
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly (Aglais urticae)
Peacock butterfly (Aglais io)
Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
Common Pipistrelle Bat (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)
Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
Slow worm (Anguis fragilis)
iRecord users can view all the records submitted for this survey on the Explore all Records page by entering 'Find Wildlife From Home Survey' into the Recorder field, under the map.
Keep sending in your submissions, and if you haven’t taken part already, please share your sightings with us – every record received helps us build a more accurate picture of the Manhood Peninsula*.
How can I get involved with this survey?
Sending us a record of your wildlife sightings is simple, just make a note of the date and location of the sighting, and use these notes to fill out a wildlife recording sheet. To download a wildlife recording sheet and see full details on how to submit records and photos, visit our Find Wildlife From Home survey page.
*This survey is specifically receiving submissions of wildlife sightings seen on the Manhood Peninsula, below Chichester, which includes the parishes of Apuldram, Donnington, Earnley, East Wittering & Bracklesham, Hunston, North (and South) Mundham, Selsey, Sidlesham, West Wittering, West Itchenor and Birdham.