WSBRC is 40 years old 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  

Guidance for Local Authorities on Biodiversity Data 


Your Records

Basic recording form - suitable for general recording

Detailed recording form - 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  

Report for 2014  

Report for 2013     

Report for 2012 

Report for 2011

Report for 2010

Report for 2009

Report for 2008   


Protected Road Verge Project

PRV Leaflet

PDF recording form with species listed by common names  

PDF recording form with species listed by Latin names  

Excel recording form with species listed by common names  

Excel recording form with species listed by Latin names  



Autumn Tree Fruits

Autumn Woodland Fungi  

Food Caching Birds 

Food Caching Mammals

Riverside Tracks and Signs   

Spring Woodland Butterflies

Spring Woodland Flowers

Summer Woodland Butterflies    

Tree ID by Leaves

Winter Pine Cones 

Winter Twigs, Buds and Bark

Woodland Birds

Woodland Mammals


Other ID Guides

Alien Amphibian and Reptile Species in the UK

Identify a Butterfly


Wiltshire and Swindon Landscape Conservation Framework

Landscape Conservation Framework

The Swindon Urban Area Profile  


State of the Environment report for Wiltshire and Swindon 

2013 Report

2012 Report 


Cotswold Water Park Bat Atlas

2014 CWP Bat Atlas  


Wiltshire Biodiversity Action Plan

2008 Wiltshire BAP  

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