Dave Barlow © Cleveland Naturalists’ Field Club. 17th April 2015

Local Natural History groups

Nature   societies online   


The Natural History of Northumbria    

Darlington and Teesdale Naturalists' Field Club   

Ryedale Natural History Society

Whitby Naturalists’

Yorkshire Naturalists Union  

Butterfly Conservation  North East Branch   

Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Teesmouth Bird Club

RSPB Cleveland Members group

Durham Bird Club

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

National Societies Recording and Mapping links


Wildlife and Countryside Link

NBN National Biodiversity Network

British Ecological Society

British Bryological Society

British Phycological Society

British Mycological Society

Botanical Society of Scotland

The British Naturalists' Association

Natural England

British Dragonfly Society

The Mammal Society


The Natural History Museum (British)

The Forestry Commission

Plants / Botany

BSBI Botanical Society of the British Isles

KEW Royal Botanical Gardens Kew Gardens

The Wildflower Society

Plantlife - The Wild plant charity

Paul Nielsen's British Flora Gallery Nice orchid pictures

Introduction to Slime Molds

The Friendly World of Lichens

Botanical.com Home Page (A Modern Herbal)

Durham University Botanical Garden


The British Arachnological Society

Spiders of North West Europe   

Spiders of Europe  


Buglife  The only organisation in Europe devoted to the conservation of all  invertebrates

British Bugs     An online guide to UK Hemiptera

BWARS  Bees Wasps & Ants Recording Society

UK Ladybird Survey  Recording UK Ladybirds

Orthopteroids of the British Isles Recording Scheme  (Grasshoppers and Crickets)

Dipterists Forum  Hoverfly Recording Scheme


RES Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects

UK Moths

British Moths

The Royal Entomological Society

The Amateur Entomologists’ Society



Bird life International

birding.uk.com (good site for all kinds of birding information)

Fat Birder A good site with lots of links and useful information especially for site locations

Teesmouth Bird Club A check out all the 352 Teesside birds!

UK Birdwatching Links A very good set of birdwatching links.

The Amazing World of Birds.

Birdnet Optics, Pagers and Books

The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Cleveland RSPB Members Group

Birdguides UK rarities, they have moved to a subscription service which is still good

The Hawk Conservancy British Birds of Prey.

Seabird Pictures

Birds of Foula

The Bird Web a good site with lots of links

York Ornithology Club

Wildlife links