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Below is a full list of our current recorders whose number includes several county recorders. Please report any sightings common or unusual. If you are unsure of an identification and want clarification we will be happy to help.
The new Essex Mammal Atlas is currently being compiled so any mammal records (including
unfortunate road kills) will be useful to fill in gaps in our distribution maps.
Your record should include as much of the following information as you have:-
A well known lecturer on natural history topics, Ian is a founder member of the Field Club's Fungus Group.
01206 383868 email email@example.com
Essex County Council warden for Cudmore Grove Country Park on Mersea Island and Chalkney
Wood at Earls Colne, Doughal is a well know and repected field naturalist with a
Darren has been a member of CNHS since 2001 and is the Water for Wildlife Officer at Essex Wildlife Trust responsible for the annual Essex Otter Survey, the Essex Water Vole Recovery Project and other wetland and river projects.
Plant Galls -
Jerry is the Curator of the Colchester Natural History Museum, Essex and Suffolk county recorder for galls and BPGS area rep.
Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) -
Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies) -
County Recorder Ted has already published one book on Essex Odonata and is currently engaged in a new survey with John Dobson.
Now retired, Russell is past Senior Warden of the RSPB’s Stour Estuary Nature Reserve.
He has been a member of the CNHS since the mid-
Coleoptera (Beetles) -
Nigel is always keen to identify Essex beetles and has turned up several important County records both in Essex and neighbouring Suffolk.
Aquatic plant and invertebrate species -
Pam and Peter Wilson record all things aquatic, both brackish and freshwater and have produced numerous reports for groups in the county.
Other Insect Orders and Invertebrates generally -
Fish, Reptiles and Amphibians -