www.ispot.org.uk is the place to learn more about wildlife and to share your interest in a friendly community. iSpot, developed by The Open University, allows you to upload photos of your observations and get help identifying what you have seen.
It’s perfect for those plants, fungi or mini-beasts that you’ve seen whilst outdoors whether it be in the playground or on a school trip, but are not sure what they are. iSpot can be used as an aid to educating children and adults alike. Just make sure you have a camera with you and then at home, the office or school, the photos can be uploaded on to iSpot.
The website also has handy keys to help aid identification, once you register gain points as your reputation grows, and use the forums for discussions. iSpot is your place to share nature. What have you spotted today?
iSpot is part of The OpenScience Laboratory. Follow us on twitter @ispot_uk