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Discover the wildlife of the Peak District National Park

for the Peak District National Park Authority

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MoorWILD is part of a series of 4 apps produced for the Moors for the Future project.

The four apps have been developed to help visitors to the moors learn more about the plants, wildlife and landscape features they may come across.  Designed with the Peak District and South Pennines in mind, they will, however, be useful on moorlands across the UK.

What’s that bird, mammal, dragonfly??

A field ID guide to some of the most iconic moorland animal species found within the Peak District National Park and South Pennine moors this app will help you to identify birds, mammals, insects and reptiles.

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Detailed ID guide

Illustrated with beautiful photos of all species plus descriptive text the app also features sound recordings of all the bird species to help with ID.

MoorWILD app species info screen

New – Recordable species

The Peak District and South Pennine moors are the most south-easterly areas of blanket bog in Europe and as such are likely to be the first to be affected by climate change. You can help provide an early-warning system by submitting your sightings of the Community Science team’s ‘target’ species in this app (you can see which species we’re interested in by clicking on “Recordable” in the filter bar on the home page of the app). By doing this you are contributing to the understanding of moorland ecology and how it is changing.