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Find out all about recording the wildlife you see, hear and find tracks and signs of. Watch our recent event talk on our youtube channel. Click here or use the link to youtube at the bottom of our homepage.
If you want to get into moth trapping our zoom event talk will let you know how to get started, the equipment you need, how to ID moths, where to go to get help and a look at what's flying now. Book on using the link in our Events page.
Take part in our prize winning challenge during March and April by recording 20 different birds in the BIS area. Head to our events page for more details and to register - You must register for this event using our Eventbrite page to take part. Good luck!
Our event talk looking at some of the iconic species that make their home within the Brecon Beacons National Park can be watched on our youtube channel - click here.
To start Wales Nature Week 2021 the four Local Environmental Records Centres in Wales are holding the Wales Garden Bioblitz on Saturday 29th May. All records will count towards the days total - look out for suggested activities, short videos and interactive advice sessions.
As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations we have a Recorders Forum on Wednesday 24th November. Please save the date for this event which is being planned online via Zoom.
The talk on Farmland Birds with vice County Recorder for Birds in Montgomeryshire, Simon Boyes, and the talk on the Big Farmland Bird Count are now available on the BIS you tube channel. To watch the video on Farmland Birds click here. For the Big Farmland Bird Count click here. Thanks to the Brecon Beacons Beacons National Park (BBNP) & CLIF BAR for funding this event to increase wildlife awareness in the BBNP and wider area.... more
The latest Atlas of butterfly records in Montgomeryshire (VC47) was produced in January 2021 by County Recorder for Butterflies in VC47, Douglas Boyes. To read & download a copy of this extensive document head to the BIS website Library, button above or click here.
Our talk on the birds you are likely to see in your garden is now availalbe to watch via our you tube channel. Our thanks to Keith Noble our knowledgable presenter and to the Brecon Beacons Beacons National Park (BBNP) & CLIF BAR for funding this event to increase wildlife awareness in the BBNP and wider area.
Click here to watch. Enjoy!
The latest (2020) report on Dragonfly sightings in Radnorshire can be read via the BIS website Library - click on the tab above or this link > click here.