Monday, January 05, 2009

Bird Blogs of Britain and Ireland

What follows is a list of active and inactive bird blogs of Britain and Ireland that are personally known to me. There are certainly many others that I have not yet discovered, with more being created daily. My goal is to make this list as comprehensive as possible. I plan to update the list frequently, so if you know of other bird blogs of Britain or Ireland (or have one yourself) that should be included here, please leave a comment.
Active:
  • A Bird in the Scope (Staffordshire)
  • A Brit Abroad (UK)
  • A Dorset Diary (Dorset)
  • A Tale of 2 Halves (UK)
  • A Wirral Birder’s Blog (Cheshire)
  • A&T Birding (Cornwall)
  • A. W. Birder: Always on the Lookout for Fine Birds (North Yorkshire)
  • Alexandra Park Birding Group (London)
  • Alrewas Birder (Staffordshire)
  • Another Place (Merseyside)
  • Antic's of a TSP Birder!!
  • Archie’s British Birding Blogz (Warwickshire)
  • Argy Bargy Birding
  • Ashley’s Birding Blog (Britain)
  • Avon BTO (Avon)
  • Back in Birdland (Bedfordshire)
  • Barton and Beyond (Hampshire)
  • Bedsbirds Images Blog (Bedfordshire)
  • Beg Bits (Scotland)
  • Belvide Birding (Staffordshire)
  • Bill Aspin’s Birding Blog 2 (Lancashire)
  • Bill's Birding (Surrey)
  • Binocularface.com (UK)
  • Biodiversity and Ornithology in Ireland (Tipperary)
  • Bird Migration Diary (UK)
  • Bird North East (NE England)
  • Bird Photos by Andy Whitney (Bedfordshire)
  • Bird Snapping (South Gloucestershire)
  • Bird Watching Magazine Blog (Britain)
  • BirdBlog (Lancashire / Merseyside)
  • Birdbrain (West Yorkshire)
  • Birders in Boxers (Glamorgonshire, Wales)
  • BirdGuides Blog (UK)
  • Birding Aldcliffe (North Lancashire)
  • Birding Amersham (Buckinghamshire)
  • Birding and Stuff (Kent)
  • Birding Dad (Cambridgeshire)
  • Birding Notebook (London)
  • Birding on Wheels (Ireland)
  • Birding Sometimes (Northumberland)
  • Birding Tring Reservoirs (Buckinghamshire)
  • Birding With the Old Grouse (Surrey)
  • Birds and Nature in the Forest of Dean (Gloucester)
  • Birds and Wildlife of the North Kent Marshes (Kent)
  • Birds, Birding, and Me (Devon)
  • Birds of Shustoke Reservoir (Warwickshire)
  • Birdwatching in the London Borough of Redbridge
  • Bitter Bonxie (Shetland)
  • Bluebirder (Yorkshire)
  • Blurred Birding (West Midlands)
  • Blyth Birder (Northumbria)
  • Bob the Birder (Warwickshire)
  • Bob's Birding Blog (Merseyside)
  • Bogbumper (Cambridgeshire)
  • Borders' Birds (Scottish Borders)
  • BOU News (UK)
  • Boulmer Birder (Northumberland)
  • Boutham Mere (Lincolnshire)
  • Brightside Birding (West Midlands)
  • Buckinghamshire Birding (Buckinghamshire)
  • Bucktonbirder (Bedfordshire)
  • Calderdale Birds (West Yorkshire)
  • Calvert Birding (Buckinghamshire)
  • Cardiff Bird Club (Wales)
  • Castle Birding (Northumberland)
  • Ceredigion Birds (Ceredigion)
  • Chris Gibbons—Gulls and Birds (Scotland)
  • Chris’s Birding Blog (Lincolnshire)
  • City Birding (Tyne and Wear)
  • CLOACA: Birding from the Back Door (London)
  • Connor's Birding Site (Norfolk)
  • Cork Birding (County Cork, Ireland)
  • Cornwall Birding (Cornwall)
  • Counting Coots (London)
  • Craigsukbirdphotos (UK)
  • Crammy Birder (Northumberland)
  • Dan's Wildlife Blog (Bedfordshire)
  • Dave’s Birding Blog (Lancashire)
  • Dave's Diary (Britain)
  • David's Birding Diary (Bedfordshire)
  • Derby Cathedral Peregrine Project - 2009 (Derbyshire)
  • Devil Birder's Diary (Surrey)
  • Devon Occasional (Devon)
  • Diary of an Oxford Birder (Oxfordshire)
  • Disabled Birder of Halling (Kent)
  • Druridge Pools – Ipin’s Wildlife Blog (Northumberland)
  • Du Rose's Digest (Britain)
  • Dude Birding (UK)
  • Dusty Bins (Britain)
  • Eagle's Eye on Life
  • East Yorkshire Birding with Flowers (Yorkshire)
  • ebirder (Yorkshire)
  • Eye to the Telescope (Britain)
  • Fat Paul Scholes (NE Scotland)
  • Fleetwood Birder (Lancashire)
  • Folkestone & Hythe Birds (Kent)
  • Fraser's Birding Blog (London & Scotland)
  • From Tyne to Tweed (Northumberland)
  • Galley Head Birding (County Cork, Ireland)
  • George Bristow's Secret Freezer (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Green Withens Birding (Yorkshire)
  • Green Wood Ringer (Bedfordshire)
  • Gulls on Film (UK)
  • Gwent Birding (Gwent, Wales)
  • Hampshire Diary (Hampshire)
  • HampshireBirder's Blog (Hampshire)
  • Happisburgh Parish ~ A Bird Diary 2008 (Norfolk)
  • Hertfordshire Birding (Hertfordshire)
  • Hertfordshire BTO Regional News (Hertfordshire)
  • Heysham Bird Observatory (Lancashire)
  • Highs and Lows of Birding (Kent)
  • Hillbre Bird Observatory (Merseyside)
  • In Search of Birds (Isle of Wight)
  • Ivel Ringing Group (Bedfordshire)
  • JH Birding (Lincolnshire)
  • Joe’s Andover Birding (Hampshire)
  • Joe's Birding Blog (Devon)
  • Josh's Blog (Lincolnshire)
  • JR and Sue (Cornwall)
  • Kent Birding (Kent)
  • Kirkby Gravel Pits (Lincolnshire)
  • Listening to Birds (Aberdeen, Scotland)
  • Little Brown Job (Yorkshire)
  • Little Hadham Birding (Hertfordshire)
  • Local Birding for Local People (Staffordshire)
  • Loch Garten Osprey Diary (Highland)
  • Loxia Fantastica! (UK)
  • Mara and Brèagha—Mull Eagles (Argyll and Bute)
  • Marston Vale Millenium Country Park Birds (Bedfordshire)
  • Masked Shrike (UK)
  • Max's Birding Diary (West Midlands)
  • Menzie Birding (Merseyside)
  • Menzie Ringing (Merseyside)
  • Midland Birder (West Midlands)
  • Mike Randall Bird Photography (UK)
  • Mike Watson's Diary (East Lancashire)
  • Mote Park—A Wildlife Patchwork (Kent)
  • My Birding Diary@Ken Hall Photography (NE Scotland)
  • Nathalie (Fulham)
  • New Hythe Wildlife Blog (Kent)
  • Newton Stringer (Leicester)
  • Nigel Blake Nature Photographer (Bedfordshire)
  • North Ronaldsay Bird Observatory (Orkney)
  • Northowram Wildlife and Beyond (West Yorkshire)
  • Northumbrian Birding (Northumberland)
  • Not Quite Scilly (Devon)
  • On the Bird Trail (Nottinghamshire)
  • One Man and His Pond (Warwickshire)
  • Ornithological Idiocy (York)
  • Otmoor Birding (Oxfordshire)
  • Paul’s Birding Diary (Gloucestershire)
  • Pembrokeshire Bird Group (Pembrokeshire)
  • Pembrokeshire Bird Surveys (Pembrokeshire)
  • Pembrokeshire Birds (Pembrokeshire)
  • Peregrine's Bird Blog (County Down, Northern Ireland)
  • Peterborough Bird Club Gallery (Peterborough)
  • Pete’s Birding Blog (West Midlands)
  • Pewit (North Lincolnshire)
  • Phil Hassell's Nature Pics (Hertfordshire)
  • Pittswood Birds (Kent)
  • Photographic Diary (Britain)
  • Pods World (Cheshire)
  • Port Meadow Birding (Oxfordshire)
  • Priory Country Park (Bedfordshire)
  • Punkbirder Blog
  • Race Birding (North Yorkshire)
  • Radnor Bird Blog (Radnorshire)
  • Ray Roche's Birding Diary (Bedfordshire)
  • Rediscovering Birding (Oxfordshire)
  • Regent's Park Birds (London)
  • Richard Pegler (Leicestershire)
  • Ribble to Amazon! (Lancashire)
  • Richard Ford Birding (South Gloucestershire)
  • Rob Fray’s Shetland Birding Blog (Shetland, Scotland)
  • Rob Laughton's Bird Photography (Bristol)
  • Roberts Birding (Norfolk)
  • Seeswood Pool (Warwickshire)
  • Self Found Birding (UK)
  • Shetland Exposure and Southern Exposure (UK)
  • Simon and Karen Spavin (Lincolnshire)
  • Slapton Bird Observatory Ringing Group (Devon)
  • Soar Valley Birding (Leicester)
  • ST (Northumberland)
  • St Gothian Sands NR (Cornwall)
  • St Margaret's at Cliffe Photo Diary (Kent)
  • Steve Blaine Presents "Bird Porn" (Bedfordshire)
  • Steve Lane’s Birds (Kent)
  • Steve the Birder’s Blog (Hampshire)
  • Steve's Birding (Merseyside)
  • Stithians-birding (Cornwall)
  • Stuck in a Rutt Birding (Suffolk)
  • Swopticsphoto (Cornwall)
  • Tales of a Norfolk Lister (Norfolk)
  • Tame Valley Birding (West Midlands)
  • Telbirding (North Yorkshire)
  • Terry's Birding Diary (Devon)
  • The Acorn Trail (UK)
  • The Bald Birder (Kent)
  • The BedsBirds Images Blog (Bedfordshire)
  • The Bird Ringer (UK)
  • The Blue Chaffinch (Britain)
  • The Cotswold Water Park (Gloucestershire / Wiltshire)
  • The Drunkbirders (Leicestershire)
  • The Early Birder (Surrey)
  • The Farne Islands Blog (Northumberland)
  • The Fenlandwalker Birding and Countryside Blog (East Anglia)
  • The Hornet's Nest (Warwickshire)
  • The Leicester Llama (Leicestershire)
  • The Lizard Naturally (Cornwall)
  • The Magpie's Hoard
  • The Urban Birder (UK)
  • The Wandering Birder (Somerset)
  • The Wandering Tattler (Yorkshire)
  • The Young Birder (Kent)
  • Three Amigos Birding (UK)
  • Three Counties Birding (Britain)
  • Tom McKinney’s Birding Diary 2008 (UK)
  • Training to Ring Birds (Britain)
  • UK 400 Club Rare Bird Alert
  • Visible Migration (West Yorkshire)
  • Walking the Dog (Durham)
  • Walney Bird Observatory (Cumbria)
  • Wallsend Birder (Tyne and Wear)
  • Warwickshire Birding (Warwickshire)
  • Weedon's World of Nature (UK)
  • Weekend Birder (Gwent, Wales)
  • Weston Birds (Hertfordshire)
  • What's He Up to Now! (UK)
  • Whitacre Heath (Britain)
  • Whitby Birding (North Yorkshire)
  • Wildlife Aylemerton (North Norfolk)
  • Wildlife Photographic Journal (Wirral)
  • Will's Adlib Blog (Peterborough)
  • Worcestershire Source (Worcestershire)
  • Wright's Wanderings (UK)
  • York BTO Regional News (Yorkshire)
  • Yorkshire Birders (Yorkshire)
  • Young Birders (Britain)

    Inactive (i.e., no blog-postings in more than a year):
  • Aurora Borealis (Britain)
  • Birding at The Lodge (Bedfordshire)
  • Birding East Lothian (East Lothian, Scotland)
  • Birding Trip Reports (Worcestershire)
  • Dartford Waffler - UK (Britain)
  • Fair Isle – Birds and Birding (Scotland)
  • Hallow Birding (Worcestershire)
  • JD's Birding Escapades (London / East Anglia)
  • More Antics of TSB!!" (Shropshire)
  • Non Motorized Birding Year List (Norfolk)
  • Ornitolog-Lyubityel (UK)
  • Parian in Origin (Ireland)
  • Sparky's Birds (NE Scotland)
  • The Not Very Big Year (Britain)
  • The Wandering Birders (UK)
  • Tom McKinney's 2006 Birding Diary (UK)
  • Tom McKinney's 2005 Diary (UK)
  • Tom McKinney's Birding Diary 2007 (UK)
  • Tristan's Birding Blog (UK)
  • Venus Pool Year List (Shropshire)
  • Last revised: 4/15/09.

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    8 Comments:

    Blogger Tom said...

    wow, just what i`ve been looking for. Thanks ..but you left out mine. www.birdsnapping.com (Bristol).

    January 07, 2009 6:54 PM  
    Blogger John L. Trapp said...

    Thanks for the comment, Tom. That embarrassing oversight has now been remedied. Good birding and photography!

    January 07, 2009 7:06 PM  
    Blogger Rare Visitor said...

    Thanks for links to two of my sites ( Bird North East & Dusty Bins) you may wish to check out the latest addition to the family, Gulls of Film at http://laridae.blogspot.com

    January 08, 2009 6:50 PM  
    Blogger John L. Trapp said...

    You're welcome, Rare Visitor, and thanks for the additional link.

    January 08, 2009 7:04 PM  
    Anonymous Fay said...

    Thanks for the link, much appreciated! I will reciprocate on my main birding site www.vectisbirder.co.uk

    Cheers!

    February 18, 2009 3:26 PM  
    Blogger John L. Trapp said...

    Thank you very much, Fay. I appreciate the reciprocity.

    February 18, 2009 4:42 PM  
    Blogger Rich said...

    Hello, John!

    Thanks for listing my site in your post... I was wondering why so many USA visitors were finding me! Now I think I know! :-)

    I'll add your site to the list on my page.

    Cheers

    Rich

    March 02, 2009 4:54 PM  
    Blogger John L. Trapp said...

    I'm glad I've been able to generate a few hits for your blog, Rich. And thanks for the reciprocal link!

    March 02, 2009 6:26 PM  

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