Black Fox Sightings in the UK
The below map displays anomalous red fox sightings in the UK reported prior to 2017 (For those using mobile devices, please follow the link for a fully interactive map view)
Our map of sightings reported after 2016 will now require a username and password to access, which will be provided to those who have submitted reports. Future sightings reported to Black Foxes UK will be still be reported on our Facebook page (at the discretion of reporters), but with only the general region being revealed.
Should you wish to access our new map but do not have a username and password then please contact us to request access.
Black Foxes UK is working to become a member of the National Biodiversity Network (NBN), allowing us to collaborate and share data with other organisations that record wildlife sightings across the UK, increasing the impact of our citizen science project, so watch this space for future updates and further information!
"Biological data collected and shared openly by the Network are central to the UK’s learning and understanding of its biodiversity and are critical to all decision-making about nature and the environment"
NBN Vision - National Biodiversity Network
Don't under-estimate the value of your reports, your input makes a difference!
The UK-Environmental Observation Framework has recently published a guide to citizen science, which it defines as the "volunteer collection of biodiversity and environmental information which contributes to expanding our knowledge of the natural environment"