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

Northumbria Ringing Group http://northumbriaringinggroup.com

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://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/scientific-resources/collections/zoological-collections/ebeac/index.html

Other projects and organisations

Animal Demography Unit, University of Cape Town http://www.zoology.uct.ac.za/about.php

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

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

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

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/

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/

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/

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.

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.

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.org.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

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