Resources to help identify plants, animals, rocks and fossils in Wales

Want to recognise more of the natural world on your doorstep?

Our downloadable spotter’s sheets can help you find and identify wildlife, rocks, minerals, and fossils in Wales, and further afield.

Need to know more? Get in touch with our museum scientists for extra help with identification or information.

Learn about particular groups from our natural history books and our webpage. They can help with identification and they feature some of the 3.5 million specimens in our museum collections.