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We carry one of the largest ranges of optical instruments in the U.K., for you to test in field conditions on our reserve. Come and talk birding, binoculars, or telescopes, to Tim or John. Or why not e-mail us on


Wild About Britain is your online home to British wildlife and the environment. In here, you can find lots of information about UK wildlife, nature, the environment and its conservation, and you can even add your own content as well.
Welcome to BirdForum, the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
An excellent site full of information and some impressive links.
If you are birding abroad or here in the UK this is the site to look at for it has trip reports throughout the world.
Everything a birder could want. trip reports, photos, birders listings, Wildlife news, the list goes on. Visit it to see what I mean.
Camouflage clothing and photography lens covers etc. All that you need for watching and photographing wildlife.
Hello, and a very warm welcome to If you are interested in viewing photographs of British birds and other wildlife, then you have come to the right place.
A site constructed by Andy Thomas for West Midland Birding, This website describes some of the best birdwatching sites in the West Midlands area. A description is given of how to find them and which birds you are likely to see at different times of the year.
David Dawney's site. This is the Wild About Britain member that built this web site for me and to whom I owe a great debt of gratitude.

Birdwatching Netherlands is a touroperator for birdwatching trips around Amsterdam in the Netherlands. We have just started this idea.

We offer birdwatching tours very close to Amsterdam or anywhere else in the Netherlands. On the website there is a also a lot of information of the Oostvaardersplassen; a checklist, Bird calendar and movies and pictures of the Area.

I met a chap at Bredon Hill, Worcestershire and as we talked he gave me a link to his Web Site. His name was Keith Murdock and this is his site. You won't believe the amount of species photos he has. quite colse to every bird on the planet.
Take a look at this excellent web site. Some really good images on here.

Clare & Phil are back in business so if you are thinking of birding in the Gambia you could do no worse than look at this link for Gambian bird holidays.

Halcyon birding is very much a family business and has become the fulfilment of a long held dream: to combine our love of the country with our love of birds and to offer wonderful birding holidays to like-minded visitors who may be absolute beginners orwho have visited the Gambia before and want a different kind of birding holiday.

Some excellent tours from Peter Jones, ranging from the Mountains in the Costa del Sol, Morocco and Costa Rico, with more destinations in the pipeline for 2008 & 2009. Take a look. You might be pleasantly surprised. is a one-stop website for planning your birding trip to northeast Spain and Mallorca. Print off a complete series of birding itineraries and maps, checklists and trip reports, follow the links to the best recommended accommodation, or read some free chapters of Steve West's books "Where the Birds are in Northeast Spain" and "Flying over the Pyrenees, Standing on the Plains". You can also find out about Steve West's guiding services or the "Hotspot Holiday" concept.
The Catalan Region of Spain is well represented by Stephen Christophers guided tours around that region. If you are thinking of taking a birding vacation in that area you could do know worse than get in touch with. Stephen caters for family holidays with birding as well as serious birders. Go on give him a try, what have you to lose.

Wild About Britain Forum Members Websites

Dave "Oy" Photos Dave has an varied list of excellent photographic images to browse through.

Matt Cole Another excellent array of images to look at.

Richard Chew photography Well worth taking a look at. Excellent images throughout the site.

Beryl Ladd A bit of a fun site. Poetry and photos etc.

Diane's blog My favourite blog pages

Diane's new blog

PMG's new web site. Take a look at this stunning new site. The photos are absolutely beautiful. Well worth a look.

Jeff Harrison (JeffH). Jeff Harrison is Licensed by Natural England to photograph Kingfishers and Barn Owls at the nest so expect to see some incredible images.

Steve Houghton (Fourwings). A new site that is work in progress by a very knowledgeable man in the Dragonfly / Damselfly field Members Web Site.

Andy Bright. One of the premier Digiscopers + an excellent DSLR photographer. Give yourselves a treat and look this site over.

Nigel Blake Nigel has to be one of the best photographers in the country.

Another Nigel Blake site. Even more brilliant images to look at.

Paul Weston Plenty of good images on this nicely presented web site.

Jos Stratford. A superb site from Lithuania. check it out.

Dean Eades Check this superb site out.

More Links

Tame Valley Birding. A link to the various birding sites in this area

Archie's British Birding Blog Deluxe. Take a look at our Archie's brilliant blog. One of Warwickshire's finest.

The Barn Owl Centre The Tythe Barn, Brockworth Court, Brockworth, Gloucester, GL3 4QU. Tel: 01452 865999.

Birdguides Dave Gosney and Max Whitby's site. The premier website dedicated to birdwatchers everywhere, offering news of UK rarities, an online reference and video library.

Birding.UK Neil Rigby's directory of birding links for the UK.

Birds of Britain The new look Birds Of Britain website is well worth a visit. A monthly web magazine for birders.

Chasewater Birds Information about the wildlife (birds, plants, animals and insects) of Biodiversity-rich Chasewater (or Norton Pool and Bog) and Cuckoo Bank - 2,500 years of human, industrial and natural history!

Dean Birders A site for the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Celebrating the biodiversity of Planet Earth with leading articles from our global team of wildlife authors and photographers.

West Midland Birding Serving birdwatchers and ornithologists in the four English counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the Metropolitan West Midlands since 1929.

Wild About Wildlife A brand new site from the Worcestershire. Only a few images on at the moment but watch it grow.

Timtime. A web site by a local to me from Rugby.