Each month DGERC highlights certain species to encourage local recorders to report sightings. Some may be particularly visible at that time of year, and though they may be common or widespread they may still be under-recorded. Others may be scarce or rare and of local or national conservation importance.
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You can browse our previous Species of the Month selections using the links below:
|May 2016||Large Red Damselfly and Water Vole|
|Apr 2016||Lapwing and Adder|
|Mar 2016||Colt's-foot and Common Toad|
|Feb 2016||Common Frog and Badger|
|Jan 2016||Scarlet/Ruby Elfcup and Mountain Hare|
|Dec 2015||Whooper Swan and Yellow Brain Fungus|
|Nov 2015||Fieldfare, Redwing, Orange Ladybird and Harlequin Ladybird|
|Oct 2015||Garden Spider and Stinkhorn|
|Sep 2015||Common Earwig and Weasel|
|Aug 2015||Grayling, Marmalade Hoverfly, Bedegaur Gaul and Lion's Mane Jellyfish|
|Jul 2015||Cinnabar Moth, Brown-lipped Snail, Spignel and Stonechat|
|Jun 2015||Yellowhammer, Bottlenose Dolphin, Hedgehog and Four-spotted Chaser|
|May 2015||Large Bee-fly, Speckled Wood, Slow-worm and Early Purple Orchid|