Manhood Key Climate Change Indicator Species: Identification Booklet

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An indicator species is one which is used as a gauge for conditions of a specific habitat, community or ecosystem.

Most of the world’s scientists now agree that Earth is warming up…. but what will happen in the coming years, decades, and centuries?

Insects, which need warm weather to survive, can provide valuable evidence about rising temperatures and the impact on the environment.

Read our photo identification booklet on the climate change indicator species we monitor.


Identification Booklet: Contents












Little Egret


Record your sightings
We need your help to monitor wildlife in order to understand the effects of climate change. Download a recording form  (extra recording sheet), and record what you see!

Send your recordings to:

MWHG Wetlands Project
55 High Street
West Sussex
PO20 0RB

Or email a photo or scanned copy to: