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The Birds of Britain



The RSPB Wildlife Charity
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds' excellent website with a bird identifier, A-Z, fun facts for kids and a lot more...

List of birds of Great Britain
Comprehensive and more than just a list at Wikipedia with photos and linked pages to species as well as more general information.

British Ornithologists' Union
Founded in 1858, the BOU is one of the world’s oldest and most respected ornithological organisations with an international membership...

British Trust for Ornithology
UK charity that focuses on understanding birds and, in particular, how and why bird populations are changing.

Guide to birdwatching
Find out more about how to get the most fun and enjoyment from birdwatching with our tips and suggestions at the RSPB.

Fat Birder
An excellent resource. Of particular interest under the heading 'World Birding' leads to UK county level info for birdwatching sites and clubs.

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  • Peer-reviewed articles in British Birds 19th May 2020
    Each month British Birds publishes a range of peer-reviewed articles, each giving a detailed account of its subject, with the necessary page space allocated to allow for really in-depth coverage. Subjects covered... The post Peer-reviewed articles in British Birds appeared first on British Birds.
  • My patch – northeast Hampshire 19th May 2020
    By Josie Hewitt Inland Hampshire does not immediately spring to mind as a prime birding location, but that’s the thing about patch birding: it doesn’t matter. For me, patch birding is the... The post My patch – northeast Hampshire appeared first on British Birds.
  • Conservation in Action: BBCT helps Britain’s terns 17th March 2020
    The National Trust’s Blakeney Point, on the north Norfolk coast, is famous for its breeding terns in summer and Atlantic Grey Seals in winter. Unfortunately, the number of undisturbed places where terns... The post Conservation in Action: BBCT helps Britain’s terns appeared first on British Birds.
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