Birdline SW – For up to date bird news for the whole of the SW phone 09068 700241 (phone your sightings to the Hotline on 08454567938)

Surfbirds – World birding website, daily sightings and Photos

Birdguides – British based website with daily sightings and Photos


South West Optics – The South West’s premier optics outlet based in Truro.


Scilly Pelagics – Website of the Scilly seabird Pelagics with up-to-date info on this years trips etc.

British Birds Rarities Committee – The home of the decision makers!

British Birding Association – The home of the UK400 Club

British Trust for Ornithology – Website of the BTO.

Cornwall Birding The definitive site for Bird, Birders and Birding in Cornwall

Dawlish Warren NR – Website of Dawlish Warren, Devon

Deanbirders – Birding website for the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire maintained by and for disabled birders.

Devon Birding – Blogsite dedicated to birding in Devon.

Devon Birds – Website of the Devon Birdwatching and Preservation Society.

Draycote Birding – Birding news and events from Draycote Reservoir.

Essex Birdwatching Society – Birding in Essex

Gwent Ornithological Society -Birding in Gwent

Glamorgan Birds – Birding in Glamorgan

Irish Birding – A nationwide web resource for birders in Ireland. Comprehensive selection of features including bird news, photographs, topical articles and much more.

Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society – promoting the study, conservation and enjoyment of birds and birding in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Rossendale Bird Club – website of the Rossendale Bird Club based in Lancashire.


Spurn Bird Observatory – Website of the east coast Birding Mecca.
Bird Observatories Council – Administrative body for the bird observatories in Britain and Ireland.
Copeland Bird Observatory – Web site with details on Northern Ireland’s main bird observatory.
Bardsey Bird & Field Observatory – Info’ on this Welsh bird observatory
Portland Bill Bird Observatory – Excellent web site from this UK south coast observatory.
Dungeness Bird Observatory – Kent-based observatory. News, photos, booking info’ etc.
Sandwich Bay Field Station – Another SE England observatory and field station.
Fair Isle Bird Observatory – Full details on birds, booking, etc from the premier bird obs’ in the UK.
North Ronaldsay Bird Observatory – Scottish observatory with a great record for attracting rarities.
Filey Brigg Bird Observatory – A busy English east coast observatory with an informative web site.
Falsterbo Bird Observatory – Good info’ from this famous bird obs’ on Sweden’s south coast.
Helgoland Bird Observatory – Very good site from this German North Sea bird obs


Isles of Scilly Helicopter Book your travel by helicopter to the Scillies here.

Costa Blanca Bird Club Website of this Spanish Bird club. All in English and with some superb photos by Bryan Thomas.


Carn Ithen – B&B run by the IoS Recorder, Carn Ithen offers great breakfasts and comfy beds and is in a superb location within yards of Lower Moors and Old Town bay.


Birding World – Website of Birding World Magazine and all you need to know about Birding in Norfolk

Dutch Birding – The Netherlands equivalent of Birding World, superb images and articles

British Birds – THE definitive mag for Birds in Britain, celebrating 100 years in 2007

Birdwatch – website of Birdwatch Magazine

Birders World – Excellent glossy American journal.


Martin Goodey Wildlife Photography – Excellent photo site from Scillies resident Martin Goodey.

Richard Stonier Photography includes photos from the Isles of Scilly

Simon Knight Photography – Great shots of rarities in the UK including Isles of Scilly – Matt Sallis’s superb Wildlife photography

The Bumbling Bears – Superb Bird Photography site including Scillies stuff by Jon, Dave and Pete Hall and John Judge.

Birdpix – Does exactly what it says on the tin! Site dedicated to Bird Photos. – Photography website of Yorkshire bird photographer Dean Eades.


Widerscoped – Blog by a bunch of London birders/nutters, one based on Scilly, very funny.

SCILLYSPIDER – Blog about Birding and much more from Scilly resident birder Kris Webb.


Wildlife UK – Wildlife discussion and chat group.