Who lives in a house like this?
There's so much to discover
Take a peek at the wildlife that loves Derbyshire as much as we do - it's also a great tool to double check if you really did see that elusive osprey, or was it actually a heron? And, use our habitat explore to see which habitats Derbyshire has to offer.
Tell us what you've seen
Let us know what you've been lucky enough to see! Whether it's on one of our nature reserves or in your back garden, your sightings help us build valuable county records that we can use to monitor species increase or declines and help us advise on planning applications.
Here's the latest sightings...
What's everyone seeing at the moment?
Littleover sighting by Aidin Jephson
River Derwent, Grindleford sighting reported by Graham Cole
A water vole swimming.
Carr Vale sighting reported by Mark Beevers
A single Elm Tree just south of the reserve held at least two White Letter Hairstreaks
Lea Wood sighting reported by Christine Hooker
First sighting in 20 years!
Rose End Meadows sighting reported by Gary Atkins
Rose End Meadows - butterflies, birds & mammals
Erewash Canal, Sandiacre sighting reported by Andrew Furey
Sat for 4-5 minutes before it became startled and went into a hole on the bank.
Give wildlife a helping hand
From a full blown wild flower meadow to your window box and hanging basket - it all makes a huge difference for wildlife. Here are our top tips for how you can help from home...
Not all news is good news
Sadly wildlife crime is rife in Derbyshire. From bird of prey persecution right through to egg theft. Its a little known area of police work - let's take a look at what a wildlife crime is, how to report a wildlife crime and what we can do together to prevent them from happening.
All our lives are better when they're a bit wildThe Wildlife Trusts