iSpot: Sharing nature
iSpot: Sharing nature

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iSpot: Sharing nature

Exploring iSpot

As well as posting your own observations, it's good to see what other people are observing, and to help them with identifications too. The latest observations are always displayed on the home page, or you can see them listed with more details [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , or you can see them as a gallery of thumbnail images. The list and gallery can also be found from the Observations menu. You can also get involved via the eight wildlife groups, see Groups menu where there is more information about the various types of wildlife.

You can see what's new on iSpot by using 'My unread', a great way of keeping up with observations and comments, available from the 'My Spot' menu.

iSpot Keys are easy to use tools that allow you to use your computer or mobile to identify wildlife. Simply describe your specimen using as many characters as you can and the keys will suggest the best match for what you have found. Have a look also at the 'Changes' area of My Spot, which allows you to track anything that's been added or changed on the observations to which you've contributed.

Another way of keeping track of any observations that interest you is to 'Add to favourites'. You can always see what is in your favourites list by going to 'My favourites'.


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