If you visit our rivers, canals, ponds or lakes you’re almost guaranteed to see some wildlife.

Whether you’re in an urban area, out in the countryside or even in the heart of an industrial estate, our wetlands provide plenty of nature-spotting opportunities.

We’ve put together a spotters’ guide to what you might find on, in and by the water. Why not take a trip to your nearest waterway and see how many different species you can spot?