Wiltshire and Swindon Biological Records Centre


Record Centres and Related Organisations - includes south west record centres and national organisations.

Partnership Organisations - some of the stakeholders who support WSBRC through funding or data exchange.

Local Wildlife and Geology Groups

Link2Nature  - use this website to find out more about your local nature partnership, how it is being developed and how you can get involved.


Wiltshire Council

Wiltshire Council Guidance - Ecological Surveys & Development 

The Wiltshire Community Area Joint Strategic Assessments (CAJSAs) for 2013 – 2015 can be seen here. WSBRC produced the landscape classification maps for each of the 20 CAs. Just pick yours from the dropdown list and choose Environment then Protecting wildlife and natural habitats to view these.

Wiltshire Core Strategy - Adoption/Policy Maps - Community Areas


UK State of Nature Report

The 2013 report can be downloaded and information accessed from several websites including The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB.


Other useful links

Cotswold Water Park species checklist - The Cotswold Water Park Trust has published an updated species checklist for the birds, mammals, butterflies and dragonflies of the Cotswold Water Park.  

Cotswold Water Park bird blog - Take a look at recent sightings from within the Cotswold Water Park.  


Animal Care

Wildlife Rescue information - please note that this is for information only and does not imply any form of recommendation or approval by WSBRC or Wiltshire Wildlife Trust of services provided by other independent organisations. 

Grounded or injured bats - contact the Bat Conservation Trust run national helpline or find a local carer.

Common spotted orchids, WWT