Welcome to Cofnod - the Local Environmental Records Centre for North Wales

Bringing together wildlife data across North Wales
COVID-19 Restrictions – We continue to operate our service, but you may experience changes to our response time. Please continue to Submit Records and Data Requests and if you need to you can contact us by email or phone, or via Twitter or Facebook.

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Common Earwig
21/04/2021 at SJ2338

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Hen Harrier
entered on 06/05/2021 at 12.24 PM

Top 5 recently recorded

  • Up 1: Red Squirrel
  • Down 2: Sitka Spruce
  • New Entry 3: Rhododendron ponticum
  • Down 4: Great Crested Newt
  • New Entry 5: Norway Spruce


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View Wildlife Records for the whole of Wales on the LERC Wales Aderyn website


We are currently involved with the following projects. Click for more information.

Cwlwm Seiriol
Curlew Cymru Project
North Wales Mammal Group
A Swift Recovery
North East Wales Coastal Water Vole Recovery Project
Welsh Sea Watchers Project
Great Crested Newt Monitoring
Recording Tree Bumblebees
Wales Amphibian & Reptile Atlas
Denbigh Plum Project
Record an Alien
Record a Hedgehog
Lesser Celandine (Ficaria verna) © Richard Gallon © Richard Gallon
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Online Course: "How to Record" Mammals (12/05/2021; 10:00-11:30)

Join Jean Matthews, Sam Dyer and Martin Bailey to learn how best to record mammals across North Wales. Many different groups of mammals will be covered, so this is a golden opportunity to learn some u...Click to view more

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