Local Sites

The Birds and Moths of Burnham on Sea
Regularly updated news from Burnham to Brean

The Birds of South Gloucestershire
Martyn Hayes regional bird site

Mya-Rose Craig's bird blog

Blagdon Lake Birds
Up to date news and pics from Blagdon

Bristol Wildlife
Steve Preddy's wildlife blog

CVL Birding
A superbly designed site from Rich Andrews all about Chew birding.

Dawlish Warren
Sort of local, but a great place that gets some quality birds!

The Dorset Moth Group
A superb site all about the moths of a neighbouring county.

Gary T's Bird Photos
More excellent photos from a local photographer.

The Gloster Birder
Excellent website, including bird news, from a neighbouring county.

Marks Wild Thyme Birding
OK, it's a Cornwall blog, but I regard this as local - sort of!

Mendip Wildlife Photography
Heath McDonalds' macro photos

Peter Moore's Birding Blog
A birding blog from Dorset

Gareth Jones' bird photographs.

Sage Farm Cottages
A nice and very convenient place to stay if visiting the Somerset Levels

Severnside Birds
See what the beach boys have seen at Severn Beach and other areas further up the Severn Estuary.

The Somerset Moth Group
The quite excellent site of the counties moth group with regular updates from a range of contributors, and much other useful information.

Somerset Ornithological Society
SOS website, particularly good for finding out what's about in the county via the Bird News message board.

Wild Imaging
Tim Taylors' natural history photos. Many from Somerset.


My employers site - Environmental Consultants

Action Optics
I don't often recommend commercial sites, but they repaired my knackered telescope thread with a 24 hour turn around. Impressive! Get your bins and scopes repaired here.

Up to date rare bird news, but you need to register and pay for specific details.
A directory of birding links for the UK

Huge information source about birding world-wide and UK

The Mammal Society
Mammal conservation and research

UK Moths
Superb photo database of British moths

Richard Bedford
A photographer with many stunning images

Shropshire Birder
Jim Almond's
Shropshire birding and photo blog. Stunning images.


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