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The Wildlife of Great Britain

Discover the Wildlife of Great Britain, with curated news, articles and the most useful websites for every animal.

Articles

British Wildlife Guide

A curated guide to the wildlife of Great Britain

Vertebrates

(Animals with a backbone)

Birds

Curated selection of the best online bird guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Mammals

Curated selection of the best online mammal guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Amphibians & Reptiles

Curated selection of the best online amphibian and reptile guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Fishes

Curated selection of the best online fish guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Invertebrates

(Animals without a backbone)

Insects

Curated selection of the best online insect and bug guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Molluscs

Curated selection of the best online mollusc guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Arachnids

Curated selection of the best online arachnid guides, articles, groups, societies and charities.

Useful Websites

Wildlife Explorer – The Wildlife Trusts
Explore British wildlife at The Wildlife Trusts website; browse categories or search for a species.

RSPB guides on birds and wildlife
Expert bird and wildlife knowledge, from bird guides and identifying tools, to wildlife articles and brilliant nature films.

Fauna of Great Britain
General information about British wildlife at Wikipedia with more specific pages for regions and wildlife categories.

Identify nature – NHM
Need help to identify an animal, plant or fossil? Get help from our identification apps, online guides and Museum scientists.

Wildlife Watch
Junior branch of The Wildlife Trusts and the UK’s leading environmental action club for children and families.

National Biodiversity Network Atlas
NBN Atlas is a free online tool hosting the UK’s largest collection of biodiversity information enabling data to be shared, analysed and researched.

British Wildlife – Wildlife Online
Articles, news and the natural history of many wildlife species.

Nature of Britain: Calendar – OpenLearn
Each month, we bring the Nature Of Britain calendar to life…

WildFiles – UK Safari
Discover what that bird, bug, animal, fungus, caterpillar, lichen, fish, plant, tree, gall, spider, monster or whatever thing you just found really is.

British wildlife recordings
Selection of sound recordings of all kinds of wildlife from around Britain from the Sound Archive’s unrivalled natural sounds collection.

Record Wildlife Sightings – NBN
Get actively involved in recording wildlife, either in your own garden or when you are out and about enjoying the countryside.

UK Nature
An enthusiast’s guide to the flora and fauna of the United Kingdom.

Wildlife News

RSS News / The Wildlife Trusts
RSS News / The Guardian / Wildlife

Sponsored listings

BBC Wildlife Magazine Subscription

Your guide to the natural world, showcasing the wonder and beauty of wildlife.

BBC Countryfile Magazine Subscription

Inspiration to enjoy and explore the great British countryside.

Wildlife guide book

British Wildlife: Collins Complete Guide

Identify the wildlife found in Britain and Ireland. The book is illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout, featuring the mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates you are most likely to see, as well as all the common plants.

RSPB Gardening for Wildlife

The crucial companion to novices and expert gardeners alike. Adrian Thomas dispels myths and offers new insights and ideas, helping everyone understand what to do so gardens, large or small, can become ideal homes for wildlife.

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