Whatever your interest in natural history you can see what you and others have recorded in your area. Maybe last week or many decades ago. Visit the NBN Atlas and have a look for Your Patch. records.nbnatlas.org/explore/your-area#56.25978|-3.2243700000000217|14|ALL_SPECIES If there are not many recordings you can make a difference. The easiest way is to use the iRecord App and if you want to add more detail use the iRecord website. Your iRecord account will allow you to do this on both platforms. You gain experience in recording. Nothing is too common.