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: [email protected].

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Titlesort descending Description Author(s) Free Availability
The fern guide (3rd edition) This fully illustrated AIDGAP identification guide should enable most beginners to put a name to the ferns, clubmosses, Merryweather No Publication View Edit
The Flora and Vegetation of Shropshire The Flora and Vegetation of Shropshire is a book which describes the distribution and ecology of every one of the plants Alex Lockton and Sarah Whild No Publication View Edit
The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles with DVD-ROM: An Identification Guide to Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae An indispensable guide to over 2,400 species of freshwater and terrestrial algae of the British Isles. David M. John (Editor), Brian A. Whitton (Editor), Alan J. Brook (Editor) No Publication View Edit
The myxomycetes of Britain and Ireland: an identification handbook Out of print but second-hand copies may be available at a price. Bruce Ing No Publication View Edit
The Plant Crib The Plant Crib (1998) evolved from earlier publications and was prepared to facilitate plant identification and recordin T. C. G. Rich & A. C. Jermy (eds) Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
The Plant Crib: Conifers From the PDF: "There are large number of conifers to be found in plantations, Woodland, shelter belts, hedgerows, c P. D. Sell Yes Online, PDF View Edit
The Planthoppers and Leafhoppers of Britain and Ireland Identification keys to all families and genera and all British and Irish species not recorded from Germany. Wilson, M., Stewart, A., Biederman, R., Nickel, H., Niedringhaus, R. No Publication View Edit
The Pseudoscorpions of Europe From the homepage: "The aim of this webpage is to provide information about the pseudoscorpion fauna of Europe. Jørgen Lissner Yes Online View Edit
The Smaller Moths of Shropshire Based on approximately 18,500 records covering over 800 species, this is the first ever published atlas of the smaller m Godfrey Blunt No Publication View Edit
The Spiders of Europe and Greenland From the homepage: "The aim of this website is to show images of as many European spider species as possible. Jørgen Lissner Yes Online View Edit
The Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland This is the current 'bible' for UK spider identification using microscopic techniques. Michael Roberts No Publication View Edit
The Staphylinidae (rove beetles) of Britain and Ireland (Part 5) RES handbook vol 12 part 5. Lott No Publication View Edit
The Staphylinidae (rove beetles) of Britain and Ireland (Parts 7 and 8) RES handbook vol 12 parts 7 and 8. Lott & Anderson No Publication View Edit
The TEP files A series of PDFs tackling grasses. Peter Gateley Yes Online, PDF View Edit
The Vespoid Wasps RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 6. Archer No Publication View Edit
The Wildflower Key This wild flower identification guide was first published in 1981 and is still widely accepted as the best of its kind f Francis Rose and Clare O'Reilly No Publication View Edit
The woodlouse name trail Woodlice are widespread and common animals. Hopkin No Publication View Edit
Top 50 garden birds: British garden bird identification This fold-out chart is designed to help with the identification of the majority of bird species likely to be found in a Jackson, Simms & Shields No Publication View Edit
Tree identification key An interactive key to tree identification. NHM Yes Online View Edit
Tree name trail Produced with the support of the Forestry Commission, this 12-page laminated fold-out chart contains a full-colour illus Oldham & Roberts No Publication View Edit
Trees of Britain and Europe This field guide contains a collection of photographs of everything you need to identify a tree - whether in winter, spr Keith Rushforth No Publication View Edit
Trees of Britain and Northern Europe A guide to the identification of all tree species found in Britain and northern Europe. Alan Mitchell No Publication View Edit
True weevils (part 1) Coleoptera: Curculionidae RES Handbook vol 5 part 17b. Morris No Publication View Edit
True Weevils (part 2) Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Ceutorhynchinae RES handbook vol 5 part 17c. Morris No Publication View Edit
True Weevils (Part III) RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 17d. This Handbook is the third, and final, part covering the 'true weevils'. Morris No Publication View Edit
Tufted Forget-me-not - ID video A vidoe guide (short YouTube film) to the diagnostic features of Tufted Forget-me-not, to aid in the identification of t Lliam Rooney/BSBI Yes Online View Edit
Types of British Seaweed Online identification guide (using photos) to seaweeds. Grouped by habitat. NHM Yes Online View Edit
UK Bees, Wasps and Ants Facebook group devoted to the identification and recording of UK hymenoptera (bees, wasps and ants). Matt Smith Yes Online View Edit
UK Butterflies Identification guides (photo based) to UK butterflies, arranged by family. Yes Online, PDF View Edit
UK Dragonflies & Damselflies This Facebook group is to enjoy and share information about those species of Dragonflies & Damselflies which are fou Yes Online View Edit
UK Harvestmen (Opiliones) Facebook group UK Harvestmen (Opiliones) Facebook group, with group members sharing photos, ID help and signposting to courses and addi Various Yes Online View Edit
UK Harvetmen Flickr album Album of photos of UK Harvestmen, covering all UK species. Paul Richards Yes Online View Edit
UK Linyphiidae Identikit The knowledge-base for this visualisation is adapted from a spreadsheet created by Nigel Cane-Honeysett which, it turn, Rich Burkmar Yes Online View Edit
UK Moths Online guide to the moths of Great Britain and Ireland. Lots of photos. Ian Kimber Yes Online View Edit
Understanding Ecology Fieldwork 1. Rocky shore communities Rocky shore communities has been used in draft form for many years by student visitors to FSC Field Centres. Cremona No Publication View Edit
Understanding Geography Fieldwork 1: Statistics for Geographers Aimed at GCSE and AS/A2, the Understanding Geography Fieldwork series of fold-out charts have been designed for independ Sutton No Publication View Edit
Understanding Geography Fieldwork 2: The Central Business District Central Business District is designed to support student-led field investigations in the CBD, and takes a structured rou Warn & Holmes No Publication View Edit
Understanding geography fieldwork 3: The river environment This is a guide to carrying out geographical fieldwork on the topic of rivers. Holmes & Warn No Publication View Edit
United Kingdom Turtle Code Advice for sea users on how to deal with marine turtle encounters, including an identification guide to the five species Marine Conservation Society Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Urban lichens 1 (on trees and wood) This is a good time to look at urban lichens, as levels of sulphur dioxide, air pollution and acid rain have been fallin Dobson No Publication View Edit
Urban lichens 2 (on stone and soil) This is a good time to look at urban lichens, as levels of sulphur dioxide, air pollution and acid rain have been fallin Dobson No Publication View Edit
Urban tree survey - tree identification key Identification guide to support the urban tree survey. NHM Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Various keys to robberflies Collection and links to various keys to robberflies, including LUCID and conventional keys to the different tribes, fami F. Geller-Grimm Yes Online View Edit
Vegetative identification keys for selected woody plant genera in Western European cultivation Vegetative identification keys (pdf files in English) for selected woody plant genera in Western European cultivation, c Jan De Langhe Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Wader Identification A prototype multi-access key covering 30 wader species (non-breeding plumage) known to occur in the British Isles. Docker, S. & Offord, K. D. Yes Online, App View Edit
Walking With Woodlice Simple key to help identify the woodlice that you are most likely to find. NHM Yes Online View Edit
Water horsetail - ID video A video guide (short YouTube film) to the diagnostic features of Equisetum fluviatile (Water Horsetail) to aid in the id Lliam Rooney/BSBI Yes Online View Edit
Watford Coleoptera Group A brilliant site for identifying British beetles. Watford Coleoptera Group Yes Online View Edit
Weevil Guides These are draft guides to genera or species groups of weevils. Mark Gurney Yes Online, PDF View Edit
What to look out for in July Photo guide to the most commonly seen wildflowers in July. Plantlife Yes Online, PDF View Edit

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