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Useful Links

Below are a number of links to other useful sites. Brecknock Birds cannot take any responsibility for the content of external sites.

Brecknock Wildlife Trust
For the past 40 years the BWT has managed nature reserves and provided advice to landowners, planning authorities and businesses in south Powys.
http://www.brecknockwildlifetrust.org.uk

British Trust for Ornithology
The BTO is an independent charitable research institute combining professional and citizen science aimed at using evidence of change in wildlife populations, particularly birds, to inform the public, opinion-formers and environmental policy- and decision-makers. Their impartiality enables their data and information to be used both by Government and NGO campaigners.
http://www.bto.org/

Carmarthenshire Bird Club
Here you will find information on the latest sightings made by the members and visitors to the website of Carmarthen Bird Club. You can also find a list of forth coming events for Bird Club Members.
http://www.carmarthenshirebirds.co.uk

Ceredigion Birds
This site has been created to be used and enjoyed by resident birders as well as those visiting Ceredigion. They welcome contributions in the form of sightings and/or photographs from anywhere in the county.
http://www.ceredigionbirds33.blogspot.com/

Glamorgan Birds
A joint venture between the Glamorgan Bird Club and Gower Ornithological Society. The main function of these bodies is to produce the annual bird reports for the East and West of the county of Glamorgan.
http://www.glamorganbirds.org.uk

Glamorgan Rarities Committee
This blog provides details on all the relevant news of Glamorgan’s scarcer birds, plus all BBRC & WRP decisions that affect us locally. It will also be used to document the status and occurrence of these scarcer species and we welcome contributions from anyone with photographs, artwork or documentation of rarities past, present and future. The GRC also welcomes all seawatching news from around Glamorgan and news of passage migrants in spring & autumn, uncommon birds in our area and unusual behaviour.
http://www.grcforum.blogspot.co.uk

Gloster Birder
Mike King's excellent website includes County news, sites to visit, trip reports and other information about birds in Gloucestershire and beyond.
http://www.birder.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/

Gwent Ornithological Society
A news and sightings website for Gwent.
http://www.gwentbirds.org.uk

Herefordshire Birds
The very latest sightings in the county are updated daily and a forum can be joined.
http://www.herefordshirebirds.org

Montgomery Birdblog
A sightings blog for Montgomery.
http://www.montgomerybirdblog.blogspot.com/

Pembrokeshire Bird Group
Sightings and birding news for locations in Pembrokeshire.
http://www.pembrokeshirebirdgroup.blogspot.com/

Radnor Bird Blog
A sightings blog for the County of Radnorshire.
http://www.radnorshirebirds.wordpress.com

Severnsidebirds
The web site for anyone with an interest in the birds of the Severn Beach area on the mid Severn Estuary. Severn Beach is a coastal village in South Gloucestershire and situated at the top corner of the Bristol Channel, England.
http://www.severnsidebirds.co.uk/index.html

Steve Wilce's Brecon Beacons Birder
Steve Wilce's website for his birding and wildlife interest in Breconshire and beyond.
http://www.breconbeaconsbirder.com

Paul Leafe's bird boxes for sale
Paul Leafe's website for bird boxes built to be robust and long-lasting nesting sites for our feathered friends. There are many different types of box, and each one is suited to a certain species of bird. The boxes are tailored to the bird’s size, nesting habits and habitat, in order to maximise their potential. In order to get the most from your nest box, you will also find some useful information about each species, and tips for where to site the box.
http://www.birdboxes.wordpress.com

Welsh Ornithological Society
WOS is a membership organisation to foastewr bird-watching, and communication between bird-clubs in the Principality. It maintains the Welsh Rarities Panel. It is renowned for its excellent publications (including 'Bird in Wales' the only country-wide annual bird report)and annual Conference.
http://www.birdsinwales.org.uk

Dragonfly-Days
Dragonfly-Days is dedicated to the study and photography of Dragonflies and Damselflies in the South Wales area. Includes information on the best places to see some of the many species recorded in this habitat rich area.
http://www.dragonfly-days.co.uk