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?
North Wingfield sighting by Brian Cuttell
An evening walk around the reserve produced 15 bird species.
Carr Vale sighting by Mark Beevers
Day two of north-easterly winds and once again the anticipation was not met with a result. Indeed they produced nothing but that doesn…
Grindleford sighting by Judith Slack
Back garden swift sightings in Grindleford.
Woodside Farm sighting by Clive Haley
Now, I know you're not going to believe this, but...
Carsington Water sighting by Jacky Swift
Swifts flying around Millfield's car park at Carsington Water.
Drakelow sighting by Thomas Cockburn
With the barometer set ‘Fair’ and a temperature predicted at 16C the day was given over to a search for butterflies and dragonflies.
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