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Why is conserving nature important?

Nature Conservation This is the only planet in the Universe where life exists.  There is life on other planets across the Universe. We don’t know which of these sentences is correct.  Whichever one is correct is rather remarkable when you think about it.  We do know …

Bird Watching for Beginners

If you are new to birdwatching, should you take the plunge and sign up for a guided tour? Stephen Moss of Somerset Birdwatching Holidays outlines the many reasons why going on an organised birding holiday might be the best thing you ever did! I’ve just …

Birdfair 2018 Must See Exhibitors

This year the British Birdfair will be celebrating 30 years of conserving nature worldwide, from 1989-2018, and during this period has raised over £5,000,000 for BirdLife International and their various conversation initiatives over the years. The Glastonbury of Birdwatching, will be playing out under eight …

Must See Wildlife in Spain

Spain is one of the very best places in Europe to see big, spectacular and rare wild creatures – especially birds and mammals. These range from easily visible species, such as bee-eaters, hoopoes and griffon vultures, which can be seen at the right time of …

Birdfair Presents Cheque & Announces 2018 Cause

The British Birdwatching Fair (Birdfair) on Friday 23rd February 2018 proudly presented BirdLife International with a cheque for £333,000 – the second highest total in the history of the Birdfair – for their ‘Saving paradise in the Pacific’ programme from 2017, which aims to clear the French Polynesian island of …

Flyway Feasting

Migratory birds need to feed up en route, and so do birders!  Niki Williamson of the Inglorious Bustards brings you four of the best places to experience the ebb and flow of the East Atlantic Flyway, and where to rest and refuel while you´re doing …