There are absolutely thousands
of sites all about birds throughout the Web. The international nature of birdwatching,
and, some say, the twitchers' fascination with lists, mean that you will never
be short of a new birding site to visit. Below are a very few of them.
- Birdtrack app -the definitive app for birdwatchers in the UK.
- Naturenet guide to UK birding related mailing lists
- The uk.rec.birdwatching FAQ:
this superb and well-written document presents a huge variety of info relevant
to British birders, including what to do with a ringed bird, which binoculars
to buy, birding jargon, what not to do, how to spot birds in London, birding
links ad infinitum and much much more.
- CJ Wildbird Foods: feed the birds,
slightly more than tuppence per bag. Useful guide to feeding.
- Fat Birder: a great site, fun and full
- The British List: bird species
recorded in Great Britain.
- BTO Bird Trends These pages are a one-stop shop for information about the population status of the common breeding birds of the wider UK countryside.
bird stuff online: including bird boxes and bat boxes from the RSPB
- Lincs Wildlife
Trust: really helpful page on building and maintaining bird boxes.
- Birdline South East: "The
most reliable, comprehensive and up-to-the-minute bird news service in south-east
- Bird boxes with cameras in: buy them
- Seabird Pictures
- York Ornithology Club
- West Midland Bird Club
- Gay Birders Club
- Sheffield Bird Study Group : a very good
set of pages for anyone - whether from Sheffield or not.
- The Barn Owl Centre
- Manx Bird Atlas: a five year
project to survey the breeding and wintering birds of the Isle of Man
- Ornithological Links:
in Northern Ireland
- Bird Quiz
- BBC UK Wild: bird info and pictures of birds.
to build a bird table: and what to put on it.
- Jamie Wood Products Ltd : Bird boxes,
bird tables and so on.
- How to build a bird
nest box: with diagrams etc
- Living with Birds - a UK commercial site with bird food, bird boxes and other supplies.
- Northumberland County Council's Eider
- Canada Goose Conservation Society:
its aims include: "To make people realise how cruel and ineffective
culling is as a means of reducing numbers".
- Crow City: a celebration of British
- Bird-sounds: CDs/ CD-ROMs.
Thanks to Habitat
and Andy Mabbett for some of this list.