We've put together a spotter's 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?
Our canals and rivers are a great place to unwind and get back to nature. No matter whether you're in the centre of a city or our in the countryside, you’ll be surrounded by flora and fauna.
From tiny insects to mighty oak trees, come and see what our wildlife-rich waterways have to offer.
Look on the right-hand side of this page for a long list of other exciting species you can see along our canals and rivers.
Last date edited: 18 March 2021