Links

CORNWALL BIRDING

Cornwall Birding Yahoo! Group

Cornwall Birding Facebook Group

Cornwall Birding Pelagics Facebook Page

Cornwall Birding on Twitter

Cornwall Birding YouTube Channel

Cornwall Birding on Flickr

LOCAL WEBSITES

The Isles of Scilly Bird Group – Website of the ISBG.

Scilly Pelagics - New website all about the seabird pelagics off the Isles of Scilly.

HandyKam.com - A range of high quality wildlife camera products like bird box cameras, nest box cameras and outdoor cameras for many wildlife and commercial applications. West Cornwall based company.

BRITISH GARDEN BIRDS – arguably the best wesbite on the web about British Garden Birds

Birdwatching in West Cornwall - Birding site covering the West Cornwall area

Camel Estuary Birds – Excellent new site under constant dvelopment all about the Camel Estuary.

Cornwall Wildlife Trust - Website of the CWT

Cornwall RSPB - Website of our Local RSPB group

CBWPS – Cornwall bird watching and preservation society

Wildlife Insight - Photographic website dedicated to birds and other wildlife around Cornwall

Cornwall Moth Group - When there are few birds around in the summer months, turn to mothing!

Into Cornwall - Into Cornwall is a complete guide to Cornwall, including information for residents and visitors and everything you need for your holiday in Cornwall.

Discover Newquay - A fun and interactive website that will help you explore Newquay’s hidden secrets, unravel the mysteries of the Discovery Trail, highlight our stunning beaches, beauty spots and wildlife while at the same time teaching you all about the environment and how to help protect it.

ilovelooe.co.uk - Information website, all you need to know about the town of Looe, Cornwall.

Secret Cornwall - informative guide to the the quieter side of Cornwall.

M.Stevens and Son, St Ives – For over 50 years Matthew Stevens & Son of St Ives in Cornwall have been providing their customers the finest fresh fish and seafood………

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BIRD INFORMATION

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Rare Bird Network – Free bird sightings service using Twitter

Surfbirds – World birding website, daily sightings and Photos

Birdguides - British based website with daily sightings and Photos

OPTICAL SALES

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

OTHER BIRDING SITES

The BirdLife Community - The place online to discuss the latest news from the frontline in biodiversity protection.

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.

Dawlish Warren NR - Website of Dawlish Warren, Devon

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

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

DoncasterBirding – Blog site covering the Doncaster ares of South Yorkshire

Essex Birdwatching Society - Birding in Essex

Gwent Ornithological Society -Birding in Gwent

Glamorgan Birds - Birding in Glamorgan

Hatfield Moors Birding - Blog site about the excellent Hatfield Moors NR, Doncaster. Daily updated sightings etc.

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.

BIRD OBSERVATORY WEBSITES

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 - Scotish 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

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION IN CORNWALL

Stay in Cornwall – a wide selection of holiday accommodation throughout the county and this includes hotels, holiday parks, and holiday cottages as well as an extensive and inspiring things to do guide.

Cornwall Cottages - for all your accommodation needs in Cornwall

Penhayl Cottage – Penhayl Cottage is a self-catering, large two bedroom/two bathroom property for four adults, on the shore of Lelant Water, an RSPB Reserve, and a designated area of Special Scientific Interest.

Explore Cornwall - Holiday Cottages in Cornwall.

Sandbank Holidays - Self catering accomodation near Gwithian, close to Hayle Estuary and St Gothian Sands NR.

Latitude 50 – Luxury Self Catering Holiday Cottages in Cornwall. Latitude 50 offer great self-catering properties in four phenomenal locations – Rock, Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Port Isaac – coupled with a highly personal service.

ACCOMODATION ABROAD

Birdwatching in Turkey - with Ali Safek in the aladag demirkazık area of Turkey

Gambia Birdwatching Holidays - with Halycon, The complete birding holiday in the Gambia.

Southern Brittany Birdwatching - Guided birdwatching and accomodation in Brittany at Belle Vilaine

Birding in Spain - In ‘Birding in Spain’ you’ll find all kinds of information about birds, both common and rare, and plenty of reasons for birding in northeast Spain

Birding in Corfu – The Old Bakery, Agios Martinos, nr Acharavi. One level apartment with pool and large roof terrace with lovely sea and mountain veiws. Situated at the base of the mountains in a small friendly village, 3km from the beach at Acharavi. A great base for walking/cycling, surrounding area great for wildlife/birdwatching.

BIRDING MAGAZINES

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.

BIRD PHOTOGRAPHERS/PHOTOGRAPHY SITES

Ash Hugo Photography Blog - Cornish Wildlife photography blog by Ashley Hugo

Ash Hugo – Wildlife photography by Ashley Hugo

Wildlife In Sight – Stunning Wildlife photo’s from Cornwall and Devon by Steve and Claire Ogden

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

Richard Stonier Photography - includes photos taken in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Simon Knight Photography - Great shots of rarities in the UK including Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

www.NATURE-PHOTOS.biz – Cornwall Birding contributor Matt Sallis’s superb Wildlife photography

The Bumbling Bears - Superb Bird Photography site including Cornwall and Scillies stuff by Jon, Dave and Pete Hall.

Birdpix – Does exactly what it says on the tin! Site dedicated to Bird Photos.

Birdmad.com – Photography website of Yorkshire bird photographer Dean Eades.

BobSharples Photography - Galleries of  Birds and other wildlife in Cornwall

OTHER SITES

Mark’s Wild Thyme Birding- Cornwall based birder Mark Halliday’s birding blog.

Samuel Birding - Falmouth based Samuel Perfect’s birding Blog

The Lizard Naturally – Photoblog from The Lizard based birder and Photographer Tony Blunden

Widerscoped – Blog by a bunch of London birders/nutters, very funny.

Ebirder – Photographer and naturalist Marcus Conways blogsite. New site with Great photos and content.

Ash Hugo Press Photography – News and Entertainment photography by Ashley Hugo

Ornithological Idiocy - Fun birding blog following the travels of York birder James Spencer.

Kara Bell Wedding Photography – Wedding Photography in Cornwall by Kara Bell

The Amatuer Naturalist - Wildlife and Birding blog by Paul Killmurray, very amusing and well worth a read!

Sam and Lisa’s Wildlife Photography Blog - Regular Cornwall Birding contributors Mr and Mrs Williams’ blog of Cornish Birds and Wildlife

SW Optics blog – Photography Blog by SW Optics’ Steve Rogers.

Avocet Cruises - Birdwatching cruises along the River Exe, Devon

Wildlife UK - Wildlife discussion and chat group.

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