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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.

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.

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.

Gwent Ornithological Society
A news and sightings website for Gwent.

Herefordshire Birds
The very latest sightings in the county are updated daily and a forum can be joined.

Montgomery Birdblog
A sightings blog for Montgomery.

Pembrokeshire Bird Group
Sightings and birding news for locations in Pembrokeshire.

Radnor Bird Blog
A sightings blog for the County of Radnorshire.

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.

Steve Wilce's Brecon Beacons Birder
Steve Wilce's website for his birding and wildlife interest in Breconshire and beyond.

Welsh Ornithological Society
WOS is a membership organisation to foster 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.

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.

Carmarthenshire Bird Club
The Carmarthenshire Bird Club exists to promote the observation, study, recording and protection of the wild birds and wild-bird populations of Carmarthenshire.

Glamorgan Bird Club
Glamorgan Bird Clubs activities include field trips, Kenfig walks, evening events and their annual Big Birding Day, as well as maintaining county records and the Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report.

Gower Ornithological Society
GOS encourages the study and recording of birds in the Gower, Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas. GOS also arranges bird-watching walks and talks on a wide variety of bird-related subjects.

Llangorse Ringing Group
This group of bird-ringers licensed by BTO have operated around the Lake for over 40 years. An average of 2500 birds of 45-50 species are handled each year with much information about their ecology gained. Their activities in recent years have been reported on this blog, only now made publicly available (March 2020).