Ornithological links

 

BTO partner organisations

The Barn Owl Trust http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk

Countryside Survey http://www.countrysidesurvey.org.uk/

Department of the Environment, Northern Ireland http://www.nics.gov.uk/env.htm

Natural England http://www.naturalengland.org.uk

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust http://www.gwct.org.uk

The International Wader Study Group http://www.waderstudygroup.org

Joint Nature Conservation Committee http://www.jncc.gov.uk

The Mammal Society  http://www.mammal.org.uk/

National Centre for Statistical Ecology (NCSE) http://www.ncse.org.uk

Natural Resources Wales http://www.naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) http://www.rspb.org.uk

Scottish Environment Protection Agency http://www.sepa.org.uk

Scottish Natural Heritage http://www.snh.org.uk

Scottish Ornithologists Club http://www.the-soc.org.uk

University of Birmingham (Centre for Ornithology) http://www.ornithology.bham.ac.uk/

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust http://www.wwt.org.uk/

BTO volunteers and their projects Ringing Groups

Dartford Ringing Group http://dartford-ringers.blogspot.co.uk/

Gibraltar Ornithological and Natural History Society http://www.gonhs.org

Merseyside Ringing Group http://www.merseysiderg.org.uk/

Newbury Ringing Group http://www.newburyrg.co.uk

North Lancashire Ringing Group http://northlancsringinggroup.blogspot.com/

North Thames Gull Group http://www.ntgg.org.uk

North West Norfolk Ringing Group
Good examples of valuable long-term studies. http://www.nwnrg.co.uk

Rye Meads Ringing Group
Watch out for low-flying Snipe! http://www.rmrg.org.uk/

Wash Wader Ringing Group http://www.wwrg.org.uk

Ornithological Museums and Libraries

National Museums Scotland http://www.nms.ac.uk

Norfolk Online Library Services http://norlink.norfolk.gov.uk/

The British Library National Sound Archive wildlife section http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/sound/wildsounds/wildlife.html

University of East Anglia Library http://www.lib.uea.ac.uk

Zoological Museum Amsterdam http://ip30.eti.uva.nl/zma3d/

 

Other projects and organisations

Avian Demography Unit, University of Cape Town http://www.uct.ac.za/depts/stats/adu/

Barn Owl Trust http://www.barnowltrust.org.uk/

BBCi Suffolk http://www.bbc.co.uk/suffolk/nature/index.shtml

BirdWatch Ireland http://www.birdwatchireland.ie/

BirdWatch Ireland (Fingal Branch) http://www.bwifingal.ie

Institute for Bird Populations http://www.birdpop.org

Biosphere Expeditions
A non-profit-making research and conservation organisation offering hands-on wildlife conservation and adventures with a purpose for everyone http://www.biosphere-expeditions.org/expeditions

Birding UK
A directory of birding links for the UK http://www.birding.uk.com/

BIRDNET
Comprehensive site run by the Ornithological Council, which represents ten North American professional ornithological societies http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/

Brighton & Hove City Council - wildlife information http://www.citywildlife.org.uk

The British Association of Nature Conservationists
An independent organisation which takes a critical look at the world of nature conservation. http://www.banc.org.uk/

Edward Grey Institute http://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/egi/

EURING (the European Union for Bird Ringing) http://www.euring.org

Friends of the Earth - Scotland http://www.foe-scotland.org.uk

Gay Birders Club http://www.gbc-online.org.uk/

LIPU UK
Pages managed by BTO volunteer David Lingard http://www.lipu-uk.org/

Manx BirdLife http://manxbirdlife.im

Nature Photographers http://www.naturephotographers.co.uk/

Red Kite Programme (Chilterns) http://www.redkites.net/index.html

Rural Community Gateway (Scotland) http://www.ruralgateway.org.uk/

The Science-Lab http://www.the-science-lab.com/

Staffordshire Biodiversity Action Plan http://www.sbap.org.uk/

German Trust for Bird Monitoring http://www.vogelmonitoring.de/

 

Bird and wildlife information

Bird Forum http://www.birdforum.net

British Wildlife http://www.britishwildlife.co.uk

Birding on the Isle of Arran http://www.arranbirding.co.uk/

"Ornithology.com"
American site, but many interesting links http://www.ornithology.com/

SMH Books
SMH BOOKS, publishers, booksellers, and providers of author and publisher services, worldwide, including Press Release International.
http://www.smh-books.co.uk

Talnotry Avian Care Trust Wildlife Centre
Rehabilitation care for birds and wildlife in Northern Ireland http://www.tactwildlifecentre.org.uk

UK Safari http://www.uksafari.com

Wildlife Gardner
Advice and ideas about creating wildlife gardens. http://www.wildlifegardener.co.uk/

Wild About Britain
An education charity that promotes all aspects of wildlife, the environment and conservation throughout the British Isles.
http://www.wildaboutbritain.co.uk

 

Bird sightings

Birdline South East http://www.southeastbirdnews.co.uk

Birdline East Anglia http://www.birdlineeastanglia.co.uk/

Birdguides http://www.birdguides.com/home/default.asp

British Birds Rarities Committee http://www.bbrc.org.uk/

Irish Rare Birds Committee http://www.irbc.ie/

 

Garden Birds

For lots more links, see the Garden BirdWatch links page.

 

Bird Clubs Partnership

Beds Bird Club http://www.bedsbirdclub.org.uk

Berkshire Ornithological Club http://berksoc.org.uk

Bristol Ornithological Club http://www.boc-bristol.org.uk

Buckinghamshire Bird Club http://www.bucksbirdclub.co.uk/

Cheshire and Wirral Ornithological Society http://www.cawos.org

Cumbria Bird Club http://www.cumbriabirdclub.org.uk/

Durham Bird Club http://www.durhambirdclub.org

The East Lancashire Ornithologists' Club http://www.eastlancsornithologists.org.uk

Fylde Bird Club www.fyldebirdclub.org

Glamorgan Bird Club & Gower Ornithological Society http://www.glamorganbirds.org.uk

The Isle of Mull Bird Club http://www.mullbirdclub.org.uk

Kent Ornithological Society http://www.kentos.org.uk

Leicestershire & Rutland Ornithological Society http://www.lros.org.uk/

Leigh Ornithological Society http://www.leighos.org.uk
or email: chairman [at] leighos [dot] org [dot] uk

Northern Ireland Ornithological Club http://www.nioc.co.uk/

Pembrokeshire Bird Group http://www.pembrokeshirebirdgroup.blogspot.com

Somerset Ornithological Society http://www.somersetbirds.net/

Surrey Bird Club http://www.surreybirdclub.org.uk

Sussex Ornithological Society http://www.sos.org.uk updated 30 Aug 07

West Midland Bird Club http://www.westmidlandbirdclub.com