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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British Marine Mollusca Facebook Group For discussion, sharing of information and people who are rather obsessed with British Marine Mollusca.
 &#1 Conchological Society of Britain and Ireland Yes Online View Edit
British plant galls (2nd edition) This AIDGAP identification guide contains around 300 keys to galls on plants in Britain, arranged alphabetically by genu Redfern & Shirley No Publication View Edit
British Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Symphyta): a key to adults of the genera occurring in Britain This AIDGAP field guide to sawflies provides identification keys to the adults of the 109 genera of sawflies occurring i Wright No Publication View Edit
British Scraptiidae RES Handbook vol 5 part 18. Levey No Publication View Edit
British Spider identification Facebook group dedicated to identifying British spiders. Jenni Cox Yes Online View Edit
British Spiders, Vols I - III The first 2 volumes of Locket & Millidge's work were completed in 1951 and 53, and remain classic texts on the Locket, Millidge & Merrett No PDF, Publication View Edit
British water plants This AIDGAP field guide to British water plants is a comprehensive guide to the identification of living specimens in th Haslam, Sinker & Wolseley No Publication View Edit
BSBI Flora Search Online multi-access key for the identification of British flora. Quentin Groom Yes Online View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 1 Sedges of the British Isles ISBN-13: 978-0901158352 The 3rd edition of this handbook has been considerably expanded in size, with the scope of the Jermy, AC. Simpson, DA. Foley, MJY. Porter, MS No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 10 Sea Beans and Nickar Nuts A handbook of exotic seeds and fruits stranded on beaches in north-western Europe.154pp, drawings by W WALSH, A Hathway E Charles Nelson No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 11 Water Starworts: Callitriche of Europe ISBN: 9780901158369 Provides guidance on the identification of all species, subspecies and varieties of water-starwort Lansdown, R. V. No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 12 Fumitories of Britain and Ireland ISBN-13: 978-0-901158-40-6 Fumitories are a fascinating group of plants. Rosaline J. Murphy No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 13 Grasses of the British Isles ISBN 978‐0‐901158‐420  This new Handbook attempts to bridge the gap between the taxonomy of the 1980s and the new molec Tom Cope & Alan Gray No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 14 Whitebeams, Rowans and Service Trees of Britain and Ireland **This book is now out of print.** ISBN: 9780901158437 This book contains an account of 52 native or naturalised S Rich, Houston, Robertson and Proctor No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 15 British Northern Hawkweeds ISBN: 978090115845 There are 21 species in British Northern Hawkweeds (Hieracium section Alpestria), 16 of which occur Tim C. G. Rich & Walter Scott No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 2 Umbellifers of The British Isles ISPN: 9780901158024 Keys to, descriptions and line drawings of 73 British species. Drawings by Ann Farrer. T. G .Tutin No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 3 Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland ISPN: 9780901158475 Based on "Docks and Knotweeds of the British Isles" by Lousley and Kent (1981) this long J.R. Akeroyd No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 4 Willows and Poplars of Great Britain and Ireland Useful identification guide to native Salix and Populus species, hybrids and varieties in Britain - 65 described. R .D. Meikle No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 5 Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland Reprinted 2005 with a new preface and corrections by Dr C. Preston. Jenny A Moore No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 6 Crucifers Standard reference for the identification of Cruciferae species in the British Isles. T.C.G. Rich No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 7 Roses of Great Britain and Ireland Descriptions of 13 native and 9 introduces taxa of Rosa. Briefer descriptions of 76 hybrids. G.G. Graham and A.L. Primavesi No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 8 Pondweeds of Great Britain and Ireland A substantial guide to the British species of Potamogeton, Groenlandia and Ruppia, with an excellent introductory sectio C. D. Preston No Publication View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 9 Dandelions of Great Britain and Ireland Descriptions of 235 species of Taraxacum , including microspecies, most of them illustrated by silhouettes of herbarium A.A. Dudman and A.J. Richards No Publication View Edit
BSBI species accounts The species accounts available on the BSBI web page and provide information on identification, habitat, biogeography, ec Walker, K.J. & Stroh, P.A. Yes Online, PDF View Edit
BTO Bird ID - Corvids A black crow flies over - but is it a Crow, a Rook or even a Raven? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID - Goosander and Red-breasted Merganser Identifying the two large sawbills, Goosander and Red-breasted Merganser, can be pretty straight-forward when confronted BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID - Grey Harriers Harriers are stunning, lithe and elegant birds of prey. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID - Pigeons Not all pigeons are Woodpigeons - honest! BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID - Sanderling & Curlew Sandpiper In the UK in late Summer some may be daunted by the prospect of identifying individual species in frequent groups of sma BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Adult black-backed gulls On paper Lesser and Great Black-backed Gulls are straightforward to separate but, in reality, many of us struggle - espe BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Cattle Egret A white heron in the UK is likely to be a Little or Great White Egret. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Chaffinch & Brambling Chaffinch is one of our most common and familiar birds, but young birds and females are harder to identify than the stun BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Collared Dove & Turtle Dove Collared Dove is one of our most familiar species, despite only arriving naturally in the country relatively recently, b BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Common and Jack Snipe A stocky brown bird rockets up from just in front of your feet, but is it a Common Snipe, or its rarer relative Jack Sni BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Common shanks Redshank are common, familiar (and very noisy) waders found, year-round, on our coastal habitats as well as inland durin BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Common sparrows & Reed Bunting Sparrows are not just sparrows - are they House Sparrows or Tree Sparrows? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Cormorant and Shag A black, reptilian-looking bird swims by low to the water - but is it a Cormorant or a Shag? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - cuckoo Cuckoos are well-known birds, but their distinctive and eagerly awaited song can be confused with several other species. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Curlew and Whimbrel Curlew is a familiar wader, found in wild habitats around the UK. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - diving ducks Dabbling ducks are so familiar, but there is also a group of common ducks that actively dive on freshwater for food. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO bird ID video - godwits Godwits are large, elegant waders and relatively common in the right habitats at certain times of year. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Goldcrest & Firecrest The tiny Goldcrest, is a common year-round bird, found mainly in woodland and gardens. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Goshawk and Sparrowhawk All birders, whatever their skill level and experience, will struggle on occasion with separating Sparrowhawk and Goshaw BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Great & Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers Are you unsure of the identity of a black and white woodpecker coming to your garden feeder? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Green finches in your garden Not all green finches are Greenfinches! BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Grey & Golden Plovers Can you tell the silver from the gold? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Grouse Grouse are classic birds of upland and wild habitats. BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Hirundines and Swift With their swept back wings and aerial lifestyle hirundines (Swallow, Sand and House Martins) and the similar, but unrel BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Hobby & Kestrel A sudden view of an elegant falcon in summer, but is it a Hobby or Kestrel? BTO Yes Online View Edit
BTO Bird ID video - Iceland and Glaucous Gulls This identification video tackles the difficult pair of gulls, Iceland and Glaucous. BTO Yes Online View Edit

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