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Welcome to Aderyn: the Biodiversity Information and Reporting Database of Local Environmental Records Centres Wales. Here you can access wildlife sightings and species records collated by the four LERCs, covering the whole of Wales. Anyone can use this site to view lists of species recorded around their home or maps showing the distribution of species according to data held by LERC Wales. Partners, recorders and planners can be licenced to access high resolution, detailed records to assist decision making and conservation.

What's in my Area?

Ever wondered what species have been seen near your house, school or workplace? This page allows you to find out! Using the map, you can navigate to the location you are interested in, select a 1km grid square, and return a summary of all species for that square (excluding sensitive species).


Distribution Maps

This page allows you to see where LERC Wales holds records for a specific species or taxon group (eg birds) across Wales? Select a species or an entire taxon group and display a 10km distribution map, then select a 10km square and see a 1km distribution map (excluding sensitive species).



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Southern Hawker Ovipositing Cardinal Beetle Migrant Hawker Comma Hoverfly - Syrphus Large Red Damselfly Red admiral (<i>Vanessa atalanta</i>) Hoverfly - Melangyna Umbellatarum Epinotia bilunana The Gaul (<i>Aspilapteryx tringipenella</i>) Holly blue (<i>Celastrina argiolus</i>) Hornet Mimic Hoverfly (Volucella zonaria) Broad-bodied Chaser Migrant Hawkers Muslin moth (<i>Diaphora mendica<i>) Banded Demoiselle Southern Hawker Elephant Hawk-moth Sallow Moth Myathropa florea Hoverfly Harvest Mouse Nest Hoverfly (<i>Criorhina floccosa</i>) Lentinellus cochleatus (Aniseed Cockleshell) in Drostre Wood Lily Beetle Common Blue Butterfly Male