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Bournemouth Natural Science Society
The Society run a programme of lectures (non-members welcolme) and field trips - check out their website for full details.
Specialist in out of print Natural History Books covering birds, mammals, flora, invertebrates and general natural history in the UK and worldwide. Books bought & sold. Catalogues issues, full stocklist available on line. Vistors to our stockroom are by appointment only. We offer a 10% discount to Dorset Bird Club members (special offers excluded).
Dorset Birding and Wildlife Experience
A guiding service for individuals and small groups aimed at providing an experience of Dorset's birds, wildlife and landscapes.
Tailor-made walks, a guided walk programme, guiding for groups and illustrated wildlife talks can be offered.
A local stockist of fine cheeses and other accompaniments from the West Country and further afield. Visit their shop in Lyme Regis ....and check out the local Dippers (all year) and Purple Sandpipers (winter) while you are there. Seasonal opening hours.
Two Owls Birding
Providing birdwatching courses for the beginner and the more experienced birder, including weekends away to birding hot spots in the UK & France.
Other sites of interest
The website of local wildlife photographer and film maker.
Birds of Poole Harbour
A website dedicated to the birds, birdwatching and conservation of Poole Harbour.
Offering better birding through technology. with up-to-the-minute news and views on British and Irish birds, comprehensive online and mobile reference, a huge photo library and the best products for birdwatchers everywhere. Bird records from Dorset are supplied to the Club' database.
Birds of Britain
A Birdwatching web magazine. A birdwatcher's illustrated guide to British birds plus a mystery bird quiz, feature articles, nature reserve and bird club information.
British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
Promotes bird conservation through volunteer-based surveys.
Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group
A local group that monitor Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbours birdlife.
Dorset Environmental Records Centre (DERC)
DERC was established in 1976 as an independent organisation to collate information on all of Dorset's wildlife. Works closely with the Dorset Bird Club to maintain a database of bird records going back from the late 1950's to the present day.
Dorset Wildlife Trust
The local county trust who manage many nature reserves in the county for birds and other wildlife. Many initiatives and events are organised throughout the year.
Durlston Country Park
An excellent site for all round nature watching from botany to dolphin watching.
A premier web resource about birds, birding and bird watching for birders at home and abroad - hundreds of pages and thousands of links.
New Forest Explorers Guide
If you are interested in exploring the New Forest and would like to know where to walk, this is the site for you.
Portland Bird Observatory
One of the best sea watching and visual migration watching locations in the south.
RSPB Bird Boats
Birdwatching boat trips around Poole Harbour to see the wintering waterfowl which includes one of the largest wintering flocks of Avocet in the UK also one of the best locations to see Spoonbill.
An interesting local patch website - unfortunately no longer kept up to date but plenty of historical information.
The Nature of Dorset
A local website guide to the wilidlife and nature reserves of dorset.
WILDGuides is not-for-profit publishing organisation with a commitment to supporting wildlife conservation. They have produced a series of simple-to-use yet definitive photographic guides on Butterflies, Dragonflies, Orchids and Arable Plants.
Based in Dorset, Birdfinders offer a range of bird watching holidays to many destination worldwide at competative prices.
Galerie Bissell Wildlife Art
Lauren Hayes Bissell isn't just a wildlife artist, her wesite exhibits orginals, prints to greeting cards. The site also has contribution from other artist. The site is well worth a look.
Lorne Bissell Photographic website
Wildlife of the British Isles by observation photography and words.
A Hampshire based company supplying large selecton goods to support your garden birds and keep them well fed, some local deliveries made into Dorset.
The Dorset Bird Club are happy to offer links to organisations, companies and individuals based in Dorset or offering information, goods and services relevant to Dorset that we feel our members may be interested in hearing about. Any links found on this page are taken in good faith and the Club does not endorse any of the products/activities of these organisations/companies/individuals.
Please mention The Dorset Bird Club website if you contact any of these sites.