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To aid users of mobile devices as well as those with a mouse or laptop finger pad this site uses a simple image-based menu system. Virtually every picture you see (images and photos) are links to more information arranged in a sort of top-down structure. See an image, click or tap on it to open a new page.

Click/tap your selection to move to the next level down:


All you need to know about the best places in Dorset to see wildlife:

  • Know the place you want to visit? Use the alphbetical index
  • Looking for options in a part of the county? Use the map
  • Want details of the county's SSSI? Use the SSSI section.



An introduction to the habitat types commonly found in Dorset:

  • Interested in habitat and habitat classification? Use the top down guide
  • Looking to see where selected habitats occur in Dorset? Use the map
  • Want to know what vegetation forms a particular habitat type? Use the species lists



A guide to the nature of Dorset and some help with identification:

  • Looking for a particular species? Use the alphabetical index
  • Interested in a particular group of species? Use the hierarchical structure
  • Need help with identification? Try the identification aids