Wild sightings to look for in January — Wild spotting


Wild spotting
Photo credit: Sean Nolan


Where we've found Wild spottings


Wild spotting spottings journal (112 seen)

Last seen Location Spotted by Group Notes
13 Sep 2020 Bath Road Robin Layfield Leafgatherers Found this groovy fungaloid on the way home
31 Aug 2020 Stroud Tamsin Stroud Valleys Project A beautiful fly
23 Aug 2020 New Polzeath, Cornwall Daisy Blended I love the wings of this Green Lacewing!
23 Aug 2020 Chaple Amble, Cornwall Daisy Blended Tiny, tiny frog!
23 Aug 2020 New Polzeath, Cornwall Gav Blended Small Tortoiseshell butterfly in my garden.
23 Aug 2020 Rock, Cornwall Gav Blended One of my favourites! The Marbled White butterfly
29 Jul 2020 Rodborough Tabernacle Henry Rodborough SwiftWatch Putting up a Swift nesting box at Rodborough Tabernacle
22 Jun 2020 Rodborough Pavilion Ilse Layfield Leafgatherers A big mushroom we found growing out of a tree in the Old Orchard
20 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class
20 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Baby Bird
19 Jun 2020 Darcie Ireland Class Fungi
19 Jun 2020 Darcie Ireland Class Alpaca spotted by Darcie
14 Jun 2020 New Polzeath Gav Blended A Meadow Brown butterfly in my garden.
14 Jun 2020 Gloucestershire Gav Blended A Dingy Skipper in Gloucestershire.
14 Jun 2020 Brenney Common Gav Blended Marsh Fritillary on Brenney Common. Beautiful markings!
14 Jun 2020 Brenney Common Gav Blended Small Pearl Bordered Fritillary on Brenney Common, Cornwall.
12 Jun 2020 Abbey Grounds Bethan Ireland Class Cygnets spotted by Bethan
11 Jun 2020 South cerney Darcie Ireland Class Squirrel
11 Jun 2020 South cerney Darcie Ireland Class Sheep, south cerney
11 Jun 2020 South cerney Darcie Ireland Class Poppies
11 Jun 2020 South cerney Darcie Ireland Class Rabbit, south cerney lakes
4 Jun 2020 Ireland Class Scarey Tree
4 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Helicopters
4 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Bumble bee
4 Jun 2020 Cirencester Alfie B Ireland Class Bumble Bee
3 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Spotted on walk around the lakes
3 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Playing in our paddling pool
1 Jun 2020 Strawberry Banks Tamsin Stroud Valleys Project Marsh fritillary at Strawberry Banks
1 Jun 2020 in the garden Bethan Ireland Class Ladybird larvae spotted by Bethan
1 Jun 2020 Finley Ireland Class Spotted on our walk through ragged hedge woods
31 May 2020 My garden Mrs Dalgleish-Smith Ireland Class Male and female damsel fly in the stream behind my garden. Can you spot them on the leaves?
30 May 2020 Fromehall mill Edie Layfield Leafgatherers Cygnets down at the Duck Pond
27 May 2020 Hawkwood Stroud Valley Community School Red kite. But this one had lost most of its tail feather on the right V. Above the meadow at Hawkwood college.
25 May 2020 Amberley Alison New Ventures Trust Beautiful horses in the field behind the Black Horse Inn in Amberley
21 May 2020 Trewint Playing Field--Rock Daisy Blended I saw this spider on a pole!
21 May 2020 Polzeath Gavin Blended Brown Argus butterfly in Polzeath! 🦋
20 May 2020 Ruscombe Mrs A Year 2 CPS Slow worm
19 May 2020 Cirencester Abbey Alfie Ireland Class Peregrine Falcon. According to Cirencester's wildlife group, a drone was flown over yesterday and a nest with two chicks has also been spotted!
19 May 2020 Castle Court Ella and Jo The Weaver's Hedgehog on camera trap
18 May 2020 Chesterton, Cirencester Alfie's Mum Ireland Class A real Cirencester Hare!
18 May 2020 Our Garden, Cirencester Alfie Ireland Class Mr Centipede
17 May 2020 Garden Eamon Ireland Class Ground beetle seen in the garden by Eamon.
17 May 2020 Garden Cirencester Eamon Ireland Class Daisies - Seen in the garden
16 May 2020 Devizes Nanny and Pops Cooks&Co Spotted two Herons on the Kennet and Avon Canal in Devizes. This is the second one on the opposite bank and difficult to zoom in on, who had a sizeable roach in itsbeak and was trying to work out how to eat it. Shame we couldn't get a closer picture. The other heron was socially distancing so is on another picture.
14 May 2020 cirencester mia gordon Ireland Class
14 May 2020 In the garden Bethan Ireland Class Woodlouse found by Bethan
13 May 2020 Kingsmanor Wharf , Devizes Nanny Cooks&Co Coal Tits feeding on nuts in our courtyard. As close as it was possible to get.
13 May 2020 City Bank nature reserve Bethan Ireland Class Herb Robert, found by Bethan.
9 May 2020 Garden Amélie Cooks&Co Dragonfly
7 May 2020 SN10 Pops Cooks&Co Our regular pair of Buzzards enjoying the sunshine while we were sitting on our balcony
7 May 2020 Garden Amélie Cooks&Co White Butterfly
6 May 2020 Stroudwater Canal Amélie Cooks&Co Buttercups
6 May 2020 Stroudwater Canal Amélie Cooks&Co Swan
6 May 2020 Dursley chloe Wild group Blue Tit eating fat ball at my aunty's garden
5 May 2020 Devizes Pops Cooks&Co One swan waiting for 'The Hourglass' on the Kennet and Avon Canal at Devizes to come out of lockdown. 5/05/2020
5 May 2020 Stroudwater Canal Amélie Cooks&Co 2 x Pike
5 May 2020 Private garden Amélie Cooks&Co Iris
5 May 2020 Stroudwater Canal Amélie Cooks&Co Mum with 4 ducklings
4 May 2020 Bath Road Robin Layfield Leafgatherers Shield bug in my office!
3 May 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Tadpoles in the stream!
3 May 2020 St Columb Major Gav Blended Stitchwort is my favourite hedgerow plant!
3 May 2020 Lower Amble, Cornwall Gav Blended Silver ground carpet moth!
3 May 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Thrift on the cliff.
2 May 2020 Little Horton Wiltshire Nanny Cooks&Co Morning Campion, canalside ,Kennet &Avon
2 May 2020 Lay Wood, Bishop's Cannings Nanny and Pops Cooks&Co Tadpole cluster in the Kennet and Avon Canal
1 May 2020 Quaker's Walk, Devizes Nanny and Pops Cooks&Co Wild Garlic
1 May 2020 Kennet and Avon Canal , Devizes Pops Cooks&Co Ducks on the canal
1 May 2020 Kennet and Avon Canal Towpath, Devizes Pops Cooks&Co Grey Heron
1 May 2020 Cam Stacey Wild group The bottom of my garden a slow worm
1 May 2020 Pops Cooks&Co Pair of buzzards circling over the canal.
1 May 2020 SN10 2ES Pops Cooks&Co Spotted on our balcony this morning 30/04/2020. We heard an owl in the night, With talons sharp and eyes so bright, In the day he wasn't there. He's sleeping out in Nanny's chair.
1 May 2020 Nanny Cooks&Co Grey Squirrel running along the fence outside our window at breakfast time
29 Apr 2020 Pops Cooks&Co 7/8 Roach feeding in the K&A Canal Common Carp
28 Apr 2020 Fearne St John's on-the-Hill I think it was a white-tailed bumble bee, because it was fat and fluffy. It was buzzing around a dandelion that was growing in the cracks in the patio. I also spotted a red mason bee.
23 Apr 2020 Barbie ClH Lungwort
23 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Spotted this spotty anemone during my beach walk.
23 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Red-tailed bumblebee feeding.
23 Apr 2020 Carol ClH
23 Apr 2020 Chapel lane, Ebley, Stroud Carol ClH Spotted next to a railway track near Ebley
23 Apr 2020 Chapel Lane, Ebley, Stroud Carol ClH A lovely chestnut growing near the railway track
15 Apr 2020 In our garden Carolyn Buckley-Nolans Two peacock butterflies together
14 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Sea campion on the Cornish coast path near Pentire farm.
14 Apr 2020 New Polzeath Gav Blended This little Ashy mining bee was feeding on an Alexander growing in a roadside bank.
14 Apr 2020 Rodborough Edie Layfield Leafgatherers My beautiful Apple tree
14 Apr 2020 The Vatch Stroud Valley Community School Muntjac roe deer
14 Apr 2020 Ullenwood Jonathan National Star - Ullenwood When you look into a tulip you can see stars.
14 Apr 2020 Ullenwood Michelle National Star - Ullenwood Cherry blossom out at last.
14 Apr 2020 Ullenwood Thomas National Star - Ullenwood Griffins above the window frame.
14 Apr 2020 Ullenwood Justin National Star - Ullenwood Large yellow daisies.
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Loads of this beautiful common spurge in the hedgerows here!
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Oxalis in the lawn.
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Thistle leaves are spiky!
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Dandelion face!
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Seven spotted ladybird
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Tiny little two spotted ladybird.
9 Apr 2020 Polzeath Gav Blended Pretty Herb Robert nestled in the hedgerow.
8 Apr 2020 Stroud Tamsin Stroud Valleys Project Beautiful comma butterfly in my garden. Saw 4 different species of butterfly today 😊!
7 Apr 2020 Emma Snails Slow worm
4 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Pretty perriwinkle in the hedge near my house.
4 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Found a tiny two spot ladybird!
4 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended A seven spot Ladybird!
4 Apr 2020 Polzeath Daisy Blended Ants on an Alexander!
3 Apr 2020 Belmont Road Julie Wickham Bassetts at Home Brimstone Butterfly
2 Apr 2020 Stroud tamsin Stroud Valleys Project This tortoiseshell butterfly was waiting outside my front door!
1 Apr 2020 Stinchcombe Mrs Booth Stroud Valley Community School A beautiful peacock butterfly, spotted in Stinchcombe, near my house!
31 Mar 2020 corner of garden Justin National Star - Ullenwood small daffodils and lavender
31 Mar 2020 Ullenwood, Gloucestershire Justin National Star - Ullenwood A single daffodil
30 Mar 2020 Tamsin Stroud Valleys Project Goldfinches are so pretty and they have a really distinctive song. Spotted it today from my kitchen and thought it would make a good wild spotting.
14 Mar 2020 Bath Road Robin Layfield Leafgatherers Saw some hedgehogs yawning in the back garden
9 Jan 2020 Edie L Layfield Leafgatherers I found this leaf skeleton in our garden
6 Jan 2020 Ilse L Layfield Leafgatherers I drew this fox
4 Jan 2020 Ilse L Layfield Leafgatherers This is a fox I drew.

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