ID Resource Resource Finder

The ID Resource Finder is an online searchable catalogue of UK wildlife identification resources. A key feature is that this catalogue is crowd-sourced, all you have to do is create an account to add/edit the resources.

If you spot anything missing, any broken links or mistakes then please jump in and add/fix it. Or let the team know about issue via email: biolinks@field-studies-council.org.

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Title Description Author(s) Free Availability
Guide to summer coastal birds From cormorants to kittiwakes, and guillemots to gulls, this 8-panel laminated fold-out chart features 28 of the birds y Farley-Brown & Langman No Publication View Edit
Guide to the adult caddisflies or sedge flies (Trichoptera) Adult caddisflies, also known as sedge flies, are well known to fly fishermen, who imitate them with artificial flies. Barnard and Ross No Publication View Edit
Guide to the British Stonefly (Plecoptera) families: adults and larvae This introductory AIDGAP field guide to stoneflies includes identification keys for the identification of both stonefly Pryce, Macadam & Brooks No Publication View Edit
Guide to the main groups of pond invertebrates Guide to the main groups of pond invertebrates. OPAL Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
Guide to the night sky This laminated fold-out chart will tell you how to find your way about the night sky, and how to identify some of the pl Scagell & Penston No Publication View Edit
Guide to the UK cetaceans and seals Many large sea mammals, including whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals, can be seen around the UK's coast. Simmonds & Molleson No Publication View Edit
Guide to using a lichen based index to nitrogen air quality This guide provides a simple method for determining gaseous nitrogen pollution that can be used by anyone interested in CEH, NHM & University of Nottingham No Publication View Edit
Guide to wildlife of burial grounds Churchyards, cemeteries and burial grounds are found all across the UK and many have become living sanctuaries for wildl Caring for God's Acre No Publication View Edit
Guides to British Beetles John Walters free downloadable guides to a growing selection of British Beetles John Walters and Mark Telfer Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Halacarid mites Halacarid mites are minute arachnids to be found crawling in the substratum of marine and brackish-water habitats throug Green & Macquitty No Publication View Edit
Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles (2-Volume Set) Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the current state of kno George R Else and Mike Edwards No Publication View Edit
Hants moths Details of all the species that occur in Hampshire and beyond, with good quality photographs, descriptions, distribution Mike Wall Yes Online View Edit
Harvestmen This 12-panel laminated fold-out chart covers the adults of the harvestmen found in the field in the British Isles. Richards No Publication View Edit
Harvestmen fold-out chart 12-panel laminated fold-out chart covers the adults of the harvestmen found in the field in the British Isles. Paul Richards; FSC Publications No Publication View Edit
Harvestmen in Nottinghamshire A photographic guide to the Harvestmen of Nottinghamshire found at the excellent Eakringbirds.com website. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton Yes Online View Edit
Harvestmen of Britain & Ireland There are some 30 different species of harvestmen (Opiliones) in the UK. Richards, P & Burkmar, R. Yes Online View Edit
Hawkmoths of the British Isles: Identification Guide Hawkmoths (family Sphingidae) are some of the most colourful and conspicuous moths in the British Isles. Bebbington & Lewington No Publication View Edit
Hawthorns - video ID key A video guide (short YouTube film) to the diagnostic features of the native Hawthorns and its hybrid in the UK to aid in Lliam Rooney/BSBI Yes Online View Edit
Heathlands in the East Midlands A guide to the reptiles, invertebrates, birds and plants of heathland. OPAL Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Herptile ID Identification guide to amphibian and reptile species of the British Isles. ARC No App View Edit
House and garden spiders Spiders have eight legs... and many of them spin webs to catch their prey... Bee & Lewington No Publication View Edit
Hoverflies of the British Isles Poster pictorial guide to commonly seen hoverflies of the British Isles Andy Slater Yes Online View Edit
How to identify Autumn seeds Beautiful illustrations of 12 distinctive seeds to look for during Autumn. Peter Marren, Felicity Rose Cole Yes Online View Edit
How to identify hoverflies Pictoral guide to identify 12 common hoverfly species BBC Wildlife Magazine/Felicity Rose Cole Yes Online View Edit
How to identify UK animals Simple guides and keys to amphibians, reptiles, swallows swifts & martins, garden butterflies, common dragonflies, m BBC Nature Yes Online View Edit
Hybrid Flora of the British Isles This book provides detailed accounts of the 909 hybrids reliably recorded in the wild in the British Isles. C.A. Stace, C.D. Preston & D.A. Pearman No Publication View Edit
ID guide to pines grown in the UK (Pinus) ID guide to pines grown in the UK (Pinus), including leaves and cones. Ken Adams Yes PDF View Edit
ID guides to difficult British spiders In the UK spiders are one of the few invertebrate groups where the majority of the species can be identified with " BAS Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Identification guide for selected marine non-native species A guide to 36 non-native seaweeds and marine animals produced by the MBA with funding from the Interreg IVA ‘3C’ capital Bishop, J. Yes PDF View Edit
Identification Guide to the Inshore Fish of the British Isles A comprehensive photographic guide to the coastal fish of the British Isles. Peter Henderson (author), Robin Somes (Editor) No Publication View Edit
Identification key to the subfamilies of Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) This key to ichneumonid subfamilies should be regarded as a test version and feedback will be much appreciated (emails t Gavin Broad Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Identification of common benthic diatoms in rivers This AIDGAP field guide includes illustrated identification keys to the genera of diatoms found in benthic habitats in r Kelly No Publication View Edit
Identification of Freshwater Invertebrates to Species Level: A distance learning course from FBA and EA. Currently not running as a tutor lead course, but downloading of the (copio Various mainly Richard Chadd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Identification of soldierflies and allies Summarises the available resources for identifying soldierflies and allies - Soldierflies, Stratiomyidae; Horseflies, Ta Martin Harvey Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
Identify a butterfly Website containing photos and simple key based on colour, size and markings. Butterfly Conservation Yes Online View Edit
Identify a Euphrasia An online multi-access key to Eyebrights. BSBI Yes Online View Edit
Identify your bluebells Information on how to distinguish UK native bluebells from non-native species and hybrids. NHM Yes Online View Edit
Identifying bee flies in genus Bombylius Identification guide to the four British species of bee fly. Martin Harvey Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Identifying beetles The stated aims of Mark Telfer's Beetles website are: provide ‘cribs’ to supplement, clarify, correct and up-date e Mark Telfer Yes Online View Edit
Identifying the British species of Leptophlebiidae There are three genera of Leptophlebiidae present in the British Isles: Habrophlebia; Leptophlebia; and Paraleptophlebia Craig Macadam Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Illustrated key to the British False Scorpions (Pseudoscorpions) Most people who see a false scorpion for the first time are fascinated. Legg & Farr-Cox No Publication View Edit
Illustrated key to the families of British Springtails (Collembola) This new AIDGAP guide, in the fold-out chart style, is an illustrated key to the families of Collembola in Britain. Dallimore & Shaw No Publication View Edit
Insects of the British Cow-dung Community This book is intended to provide students possessing little or no entomological training with the basic taxonomic abilit Peter Skidmore Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Interactive guide to common woody plants of the UK The key provided here identifies the trees, shrubs and woody climbers found in the wild in the UK, whether native or int Pier Luigi Nimis, Bob Press, Stefano Martellos & Andrea Moro Yes Online View Edit
Intertidal marine isopods The Second Edition of this iconic Synopsis, replacing Naylor (1972).
 This new edition of the Synopsis has been Naylor & Brandt No Publication View Edit
Intro to Ladybird Larvae ID This is one of FSC BioLinks informal virtual meet ups (VMUs) on Zoom which we've started doing in response to the C Helen Roy and Peter Brown Yes Online View Edit
iRecord Butterflies Butterfly recording is the foundation for protecting these beautiful creatures. Natural Apptitude Ltd. Yes App View Edit
iRecord Dragonflies The iRecord Dragonfly app helps you to identify the dragonflies and damselflies that you find and lets you record your s British Dragonfly Society, CEH/BRC and others Yes Online, App View Edit
iRecord Grasshoppers Orthoptera and related insects are not well recorded in the UK and so scientists have little information about their dis CEH Yes App View Edit
iRecord Ladybirds The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the Nature Locator team have joined forces to help map species of ladybird with Natural Apptitude Ltd. Yes App View Edit

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