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Seal pup strandings

Added: 8th November 2016

Seal pup strandings

Dave Jenkins, DBRC stranding's volunteer has sent in these lovely photos of a seal pup up in North Devon. Unfortunately the seal was stranded and had to be taken to the RSPB westhatch animal centre. Grey seal pups are born from the end of September until Mid December and stranded seal...

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Flies are fascinating

Added: 18th October 2016

Flies are fascinating

The Dipterists Forum (The Society for the study of flies)  have produced a promotional video to show that flies are fascinating!      

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Fungi season is upon us!

Added: 29th September 2016

Fungi season is upon us!

Fungi season is here! Here are some photos of fungi our surveyors have seen whilst out and about surveying County Wildlife Sites.

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New Willow tit project volunteers started

Added: 21st September 2016

New Willow tit project volunteers started

We have two new volunteers joining us to help with the Devon willow tit project. Angelique McBride and Louise Treneman have just started and will be joining us for 6 months to help with survey work and data management relating to the Devon Willow Tit project.  Welcome to Angelique and Louise! ...

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New hermit crab record for Devon

Added: 14th September 2016

New hermit crab record for Devon

We have received a record of a St Piran's hermit crab (Clibanarius erythropus) from John Hepburn, Devon Wildlife Trust volunteer. This is the first record we have received of this species at Devon Biodiversity Records Centre and it was found by John on a rockpool safari...

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Rare beetle record

Added: 24th August 2016

Rare beetle record

Thank you to Stephen Carroll for sending in photos of this fantastic beetle, the Sawyer or Tanner beetle, Prionus coriarius.The beetle was seen in a woodland just outside Metcombe in East Devon last weekend, 13 August. It is  a longhorn beetle and candidate for the largest beetle in the UK....

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