Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre

Welcome to NBRC

Northamptonshire Biodiversity Records Centre (NBRC) supports the recording, curation and sharing of quality verified environmental information for sound decision-making. We are a not-for profit, impartial, independent provider of biodiversity and geodiversity information for all who wish to use it. The centre is one of nearly fifty county-based Local Environmental Records Centres operating across the UK and we are members of the national Association of Local Environmental Records Centres (ALERC), the National Biodiversity Network (NBN), the National Forum for Biological Recording (NFBR), and the county’s Biodiversity Partnership and Local Nature Partnership.


Help us by reporting your wildlife sightings. See our Gaps in the Map 2022 to help target your recording.

For your first record submission, please read our Wildlife Recording Handbook and quick guide to Using the NBRC Website to Submit Biological Records.

Keep in touch with the NBRC and contact us to sign up to recive our newsletter.

Request a data search to gain information about species, habitats and wildlife sites in a particular location of Northamptonshire.

Planning for habitat enhancement on your site?  Book our Drone service for birds-eye-view aerial imagery of whole sites, assess tricky areas quickly and safely and show change through captured film and photography.

Enquire about an annual service level agreement for your organisation to gain digital GIS layers.


Join in with our 'Look out for ....' species focused surveys

Although our WILDside project has sadly come to an end, we will be continuing our Look out for... species focused surveys.