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Welcome to the Biodiversity Information Service

Welcome to the website of the Biodiversity Information Service (BIS) for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park. We aim to not only keep you up to date on the activities and work of BIS, but also to act as a local wildlife recording resource through Links, News, Events and the BIS Recorder's newsletters. To learn more about which areas BIS covers, the work we do and how we operate, go to About Us.

All About BIS?

BIS Logo What does BIS do? Find out about the organisation and operations of BIS, and the people involved.

Services & Data Enquiry

If you would like to submit a data enquiry click here. You will find information about BIS services as well as on-line forms you will need to complete.

Data Holdings

Pie Chart View analysis of the data BIS holds by Vice County, Unitary Authority and taxon group.

Get Involved

What's In My Area

Aderyn Use our Aderyn database to discover the wildlife records in your area or use the distribution maps tool to create species maps.

Contact a Local Expert

Welsh VCs For ecological advice or help with ID go to Find a Local Expert for VCs within the BIS area, filtered by taxon group.

Submit a Record

Submit your wildlife sightings to WiReD, our online wildlife recording database or on the go in Wales with the LERC Wales App.

Sign Up to receive the BIS Biodiversity Bulletin

For wildlife recording news, information, events, training and articles to your inbox sign up here to receive the BIS Biodiversity Bulletin (up to 2 a month).