Recorders

2018 list of Isle of Wight local recorders

Helen Butler 

Red Squirrels
Helen has been working with Red Squirrels since 1991 and runs Wight Squirrel Project which focuses on monitoring, research, caring for sick, injured and baby squirrels. Helen is also chair for the IW Red Squirrel Trust which concentrates on educational and practical conservation tasks.
PO Box 33, Ryde, IW, PO33 1BN
tel : 611003
e: wightsquirrels@hotmail.com

Wight Squirrels sightings online recording page
Colin Pope
Bats, Flowering plants and Ferns
Colin is the BSBI Isle of Wight recorder for vascular plants and he also covers lichens and fungi.
tel : 611591
e: colinpope@colinpope.plus.com
Jon Sparshott
Birds
Jon is a resident Isle of Wight birder (ornithologist) that has recently taken on the role of bird recorder for the Island.
Leopards, Main Road, Havenstreet, IW, PO33 4DR
tel: 882549    e: jon1a8@aol.com
Richard Grogan

Mammals (except Marine mammals), Reptiles & Amphibians
Richard is a chartered ecologist who has spent over 30 years working to increase our knowledge about the mammals of the Isle of Wight to aid their conservation, both by commissioning studies and working with landowners and like-minded organisations.
tel : 721252      e: rgrogan@hotmail.co.uk
Andy Butler
Butterflies
Andy has a lifelong passion for wildlife and butterflies are a particular interest of his. He has carried out many surveys including monitoring the populations of Glanville Fritillaries around the coast. His small coastal garden is a magnet for a surprisingly large number of butterflies.
tel : 854925    e: a.butler321@btinternet.com
 Iain Outlaw
Moths
Iain started moth trapping after moving to the Island in 2011 with it quickly becoming an obsession! Iain took on the role of County Moth Recorder in 2014 and is always happy to assist with identifying moths and encourage others to get involved.
e: zoothera@live.co.uk
 Jim Baldwin

Dragonflies & Damselflies (Odonata)
Jim joined the team in 2017 and hopes to encourage more people to report their records and to help with identification queries. Jim is also the IW BTO (British Trust for Ornithology) Regional Representative and participates in butterfly and red squirrel surveys while he also enjoys recording moths.
21 Hillcrest Road, Rookley, IW, PO38 3PB
tel: 721137    e:wightdragonflies@gmail.com
Adam Wright
Bees, Wasps & Ants (Hymenoptera), Flies (Diptera), Grasshoppers and Crickets (Orthoptera)
Adam is a consultant entomologist with particular interests in bees, wasps and flies.
tel : 856319
e: aswrightento@yahoo.co.uk
David Biggs
Bugs (Hemiptera/Homoptera), Gall-causing organisms
David specialises in a variety of groups but in particular, plant galls and the various causative organisms – micro-moths, bugs, micro-fungi as well as Hemiptera (half-wings)
Plum Tree Cottage, Albert Road, Gurnard, IW, PO31 8JU
tel : 292595
Roger Herbert

Freshwater & Marine groups, Marine mammals
Roger is a marine biologist at Bournemouth University and has interests in seaweeds, invertebrates and fish. He has also worked on freshwater invertebrates, particularly mayflies, stoneflies and caddis flies.
tel : 521040
e: roger.herbert59@btinternet.com
David Biggs & Colin Pope Fungi As above
 No recorder at present        Lichens
No recorder at present Mosses and Liverworts (Bryophytes)
No recorder at present Beetles (Coleoptera)
General enquiries to IW Local Records Centre Seaclose Offices, Fairlee Road, Newport, IW
tel: 821000    e: lrc@iow.gov.uk
 Species Database, managed by the Society’s Recording Committee e: records@iwnhas.org