Wiltshire and Swindon Biological Records Centre


From here you can directly download many files located in our website without having to navigate through the different sections; this does not include downloads available for our Enquiry Services


WSBRC Information

South West Local Record Centres leaflet 5MB  

Guidance for Local Authorities on Biodiversity Data 195KB 


Your Records

Basic recording form 29KB - suitable for general recording

Detailed recording form 41.5KB - suitable for more dedicated recorders and particularly for recording bat roosts, Water Vole signs, Otter signs and bird breeding activities.  

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust reserves recording form -  we recommend that you use our Reserves recording form, this has a drop down list of all the Trust's reserves with the central grid reference.


County Recorders

County recorders leaflet 513KB  

Report for 2013 1.76MB     

Report for 2012 1.90MB 

Report for 2011 1.1MB

Report for 2010 2,044KB


Protected Road Verge Project

PRV Leaflet

PRV recording form with species listed by common names  

PRV recording form with species listed by Latin names  


ID Guides

Autumn Tree Fruits 896KB 

Autumn Woodland Fungi 751KB  

Food Caching Birds 288KB 

Food Caching Mammals 347KB

Riverside Tracks and Signs 803KB   

Spring Woodland Butterflies 881KB

Spring Woodland Flowers 389KB

Summer Woodland Butterflies 943KB    

Tree ID by Leaves 655KB

Winter Pine Cones 1.24MB 

Winter Twigs, Buds and Bark 2.06MB

Woodland Birds 992KB

Woodland Mammals 553KB


Wiltshire and Swindon Landscape Conservation Framework

Landscape Conservation Framework 3MB

The Swindon Urban Area Profile 4MB  


State of the Environment report for Wiltshire and Swindon 

2013 Report 3.96 MB

2012 Report 


Cotswold Water Park Bat Atlas

2014 CWP Bat Atlas 4.83MB  


Wiltshire Biodiversity Action Plan

2008 Wiltshire BAP 6.25MB  

Dragonfly, WSBRC/Damian Pinguey


Fungi, WWT/David Hall


Arion ater rufus, John Notman/ WSBRC


Stag Beetle, WWT/Beverley Heath


6-spot burnet, David Mitchell/ WSBRC


Female Garden Spider, Araneus diadematus, John Notman/ WSBRC

The WSBRC is housed at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, a Company Limited by Guarantee and registered as a charity. No. 266202
Registered Office: Elm Tree Court, Long Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1NJ. Limited Company No. 730536