Useful Links

Some of the blogs I enjoy reading:
Arctic News - Environmental News  
Beadnell Birding - Entertaining local patch blog located on Northumberland coast.
Birding Ecosse - Birding tours in the Highlands 
Birding Frontiers - Detailed Bird ID blog by a range of experts from around the world.
Chris Gibbins: Gulls & Birds - Gull expert located in East Scotland 
eBirder - Bird Photography, workshops and tours based in the Highlands
Mark Avery - Environmental topics covered by the best in nature conservation.
Raptor Politics - All things Raptor Conservation
Martin Harper - Blog from the current RSPB Conversation Director
Wild About Mull - Blog from Mull based wildlife tour company.   

Resources - just a few helpful / interesting websites

Birdforum - International forum on all things birds and birding.
Birdllife International - Nature Conservation Organisation
Birdtrack - Record all your bird sightings within Britain.
BTO - British Trust for Ornithology.
BTO Surveys - Get involved if you can.
Butterfly Conservation
Forestry Commission
Guardian Environment News
Highland & Moray Birds - Local bird news and sightings.
Northumberland & Tyneside Bird Club (NTBC)
RSPB - Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
The Scottish Ornithologists Club (SOC)
The Woodland Trust
Tiira - Finland Bird Records Website.
Wild About Britain - Wildlife related forums.


  1. Hello Sam, I am just up the road from you, in Newton of Kinkell. Very interesting Blog, loved the story about looking for Eagles on your birthday! Some of your bird images are very good.
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    All the best,

    1. Hello Simon,

      Thank you very much for your comment.

      Some really beautiful images on your website.