Useful Links

Some useful on-line identification guides

  • UK Safari – Useful site covering all UK wildlife.
  • NatureSpot – although based on Leicester, contains masses of photos and information!

Local Organisations (websites)

National Organisations (websites)

Facebook Groups and Pages

Most of the groups are run by experts and can be very useful for identifying species if you post good photos with information about date and location. These are only a selection of the wildlife groups available on Facebook.

Useful Publications

  • Field Studies Council – Among their publications is an excellent series of fold-out guides
  • NHBS – Originally the Natural History Book service, they now also supply ecology and conservation equipment and publish magazines. The 'Wild Guide' series of books is particularly good.
  • BBC Wildlife Magazine – Subscribe to their paper or digital editions or register to receive their newsletter.

Especially for Children

  • Wildlife Watch – Spotting Sheets and Projects compiled by the Wildlife Trust (Free)