Seeing badgers going about their everyday business can be a really rewarding experience, and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. It can also help us to better understand the distribution of badgers across our region and to protect badgers and their habitat.

If you are lucky enough to see a badger or if you think you have found a badger sett please get in touch. For all sightings please email us via with the ‘six figure grid reference’ (which you can find using the website UK Grid reference Finder), your name and the date you saw the badger. You can also enter your records direct to the Cheshire database by clicking the link below, its quick and easy to use.

Enter Records on SWIFT

We will log the information you provide on the Cheshire Record website which holds all of the ecological data for Cheshire. This means that your sighting helps to protect badgers from development, as the information can be accessed by the ecologist at the council if a planning application is lodged in the area. For more information on the work of Cheshire Record please click the link below which will take you to their website, we also have more information on our SWIFT page.