iSpot – identify wildlife online

Share your nature discoveries with the world

Caterpillar in grassiSpot is an online nature community that connects beginners with experts and fellow enthusiasts. It was developed by the Open University with funding from OPAL.

You can share images of what you’ve seen, identify species, discuss your findings with other members and learn more about the wildlife you’ve seen. You'll even find a selection of online identification tools.

Build your iSpot reputation

The more you contribute to iSpot, by sharing images and identifying species correctly, the more your profile develops.

You can have greater confidence in identifications made by users with strong reputations.

Get involved with iSpot

Start sharing your wildlife observations today and join the growing community.