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When is a yellow wagtail not a Yellow Wagtail? This video will help you separate Yellow Wagtail from Grey Wagtail and Pied Wagtail.
A handsome little wader, runs along in front of you. Is this a Ringed Plover, or its less common cousin the Little Ringed Plover?
Cuckoos are well-known birds, but their distinctive and eagerly awaited song can be confused with several other species. Let us help you pick out this iconic bird.
Small grebes in summer are gloriously-coloured birds, but two of the three species are unfamiliar to most. Let us help you separate these beautiful birds.
Every winter thousands of Whooper Swans from Iceland and Bewick’s Swans from Arctic Russia migrate into UK and Ireland to spend the winter here.
A white heron in the UK is likely to be a Little or Great White Egret, but occasionally Cattle Egrets turn up.
A black, reptilian-looking bird swims by low to the water - but is it a Cormorant or a Shag?
A stocky brown bird rockets up from just in front of your feet, but is it a Common Snipe, or its rarer relative Jack Snipe?
On paper Lesser and Great Black-backed Gulls are straightforward to separate but, in reality, many of us struggle.