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Biological data for south-east and part of central Scotland

A hoverfly (Baccha elongata ) on Herb Bennet (Geum urbanum)
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About Your Badger Sighting

Please only submit a record if you are happy for The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) to hold a copy of your personal data and to process it. We may need to contact you regarding the record you submit. If you are not happy for us to hold your personal data, please do NOT submit a record.

Use this page to record the badger you saw. You will need to give details of what you saw, when you saw it, where it was and who you are. Please fill in as many details as possible, but as a minimum, those marked Required must be filled in. FILL IN THIS FORM EACH TIME YOU SEE A BADGER.


Image courtesy of Chris Sydes



What did you see?

Please tell us if the badger you saw was dead or alive, and how many you saw (If applicable. Please fill this form in separately for each time you saw badgers). If you did not see the actual animal, but instead saw the sett or other tracks and signs that indicated the badger was using the area, please indicate this below.

Dead

Alive


Badger Sett

Tracks and Signs

Where did you see this badger?

Give the name of the place you saw it, e.g. "Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge, Midlothian" or "A68, north of Pathhead, Midlothian". Please could you also give a grid reference (e.g. NT123456) - if you don't know it, please use the 'Grab-a-grid-Reference' tool below to find out. Please record using a four or six figure reference (shown in blue and green below respectively).

Required

To obtain a grid reference for your location, if you don't currently know it, please click on this link

Please note we can only accept sightings for the Lothians, Scottish Borders, Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire Council areas and the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. If you have wildlife sightings for another part of Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland, please submit your sightings to iRecord. Thank you.

When did you see this badger?

Be as accurate as you can but please don't guess! If you don't know the day, then just put the month and year.

Required

Who saw this badger?

Please enter the name of the person who saw the badger. Extra details like email and telephone numbers are optional*, but valuable if we need to contact you about your sighting. If the recorder is under 16, please submit a parent or guardians name.

Please only submit a record if you are happy for The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC) to hold a copy of your personal data and to process it. We may need to contact you regarding the record you submit. If you are not happy for us to hold your personal data, please do NOT submit a record.

Required

*We will not pass your details on to anyone else. We will only use email addresses to contact you with further details of this survey.



TWIC is a company limited by guarantee - registered in Scotland No. SC234339. A recognised Scottish Charity SC034113. TWIC acknowledges financial support from Scottish Natural Heritage.