Welcome to the Website of the Nottinghamshire Birdwatchers


Nottinghamshire Websites


Attenborough Nature Reserve Visitor Centre

The visitor centre at Attenborough is now open. For a list of activities and events than look at this site.

RSPB Beckingham Marshes

Beckingham Marshes is a major habitat creation project on the River Trent floodplain.

Bestwood Country Park

Information about the country park plus lots of info about the surrounding area, Rise Park, Top Valley, Bestwood Village etc.


Doncaster Birding

Daily updates on Birding sites around Doncastor including the Idle Washlands.


Birds of Eakring

An excellent site about birds and insects in the village of Eakring which is in central Nottinghamshire.


Erewash Valley Wildlife

New website to discuss and promote the extensive wildlife rich area of the Erewash Valley on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border.


The Friends of Brierley Forest Park

Nice microsite about Brierley Forest Park — a former colliery site now transformed into a wildlife for the birdlife of the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire


The Friends of Gedling Country Park

They are a small charity managed by its Trustees. Their main aim is to maintain and develop the country park for recreation and education for the whole community.


Idle Valley NWT

News, sightings and visitor information from this popular birding area


RSPB Langford Lowfields

The RSPB, working in partnership with Lafarge Tarmac to restore a sand and gravel quarry on the River Trent into the biggest reedbed in the East Midlands.


Lound Bird Club

Lound Bird Club cover the massive site of Lound gravel pits. They have their own website which gives, latest bird sightings, news and details of the conservation work which is being undertaken there, also importantly a map of this massive site. New Lound bird club email


Lanius Bird Tours

Nottinghamshire based site that organises birding trips abroad from our local airports



Nottingham Trent University Peregrine Cam

Get excellent views of the Peregrine nest at Nottingham Trent University.


Netherfield Wildlife Group

website for the Netherfield Wildlife Group


Nottingham Trent University Webcams

Staff at Brackenhurst College have been busy installing web cameras in bird boxes and erecting them around the campus.


Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group

Nottinghamshire Biodiversity Action Group is a partnership of voluntary, statutory and community groups working together to conserve and enhance the wildlife of Nottinghamshire to the benefit of people.


Rushcliffe Barn Owls

A local site that is dedicated to the awareness of Barn Owls and to conserve and increase the population of Barn Owls in Rushcliffe.


Sherwood Forest Futurescape

Right in the heart of England you’ll find the Sherwood Forest Futurescape; a mosaic of ancient woodland, heathlands, acidic grasslands, river corridors, man-made lakes and farmland.


SK58 Birders A group dedicated to recording the bird life of a single 10km square between Sheffield, Rotherham & Worksop


Trent and Tame Futurescape

The Trent and Tame River Valleys Futurescape includes rivers, farmland and wetlands, as well as the green spaces and gardens of communities living alongside these iconic waterways.

Local Photography sites


Robin Brace - Flickr Site


Darren Chapman - Flickr Site


David Carr - Flickr Site


Iain Leach Bird and Wildlife Photography


John Dickenson - Flickr Site


John Farrell - Flickr Site


Sean Browne - Flickr Site

Other Local Websites


Notbirding - A blog dedicated to birding around Newark-on-Trent


birds and Stuff


Steve Nesbitt's Bird Photography


Andrew Mart's Wildlife Drawing Journal


Birding on Cape Sable Island, New Blog from Mark Dennis


Bird & wildlife watching in Quebec and elsewhere (Mark Dennis' blog)


The Beardy Birder - Tom Shields' Wildlife Blog


Rushcliffe Barn Owls Project


South Notts. Ringing Group Blog


Rob Carlyle's Sustainable Gardening blog

Other Local Websites


South Lincs Archive

The place for all reported sightings from Lincs, Notts, Leics & Rutland.


Derby Cathedral Peregrine Webcams

Derby's Pair of Peregrines have raised several chicks over the last few years


Derbyshire Ornithological Society

Our counterpart in Derbyshire. What's on and What's seen in Derbyshire.


Leicestershire & Rutland Ornithological Society

Aims are to promote the study, conservation and enjoyment of birds and birding in Leicestershire and Rutland. Take a look at this web site, brilliant.


Lincolnshire Bird Club

Probably the best bird club web site there is. Well laid out, full of information about Lincolnshire birds, lots of articles to read.


The Ogston Bird Club

(formerly the Ogston Hide Group) was formed in 1969 to fill a gap in the Derbyshire bird scene. It is intended to be run as informally as possible whilst still meeting the needs of birdwatchers across the ornithological spectrum.


Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Rutland Water is a most important winter wildfowl sanctuary. During the last three summers, young Ospreys have been brought to Rutland Water from Scotland. This web site gives background information on the natural history side of the reservoir.


Sheffield Bird Study Group

The SBSG is the leading ornithological society in Sheffield.


The West Midland Bird Club

The bird club for the four counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the Metropolitan West Midlands.



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