Useful Links

Here are some useful links to related websites.

Natural England

Natural England is an independent public body whose purpose is to protect and improve England’s natural environment and encourage people to enjoy and get involved in their surroundings.

British Trust for Ornithology

The British Trust for Ornithology has existed since 1933 as an independent scientific research trust, investigating the populations, movements and ecology of wild birds in the British Isles. Our speciality is the design and implementation of volunteer wild bird surveys. Our partnership between a large number of volunteers and a small scientific staff has proved to be a powerful, productive and cost-effective way of monitoring wild birds.

Bird Ringing Blog

Blog by the BTO Demography Team.

Northern Raptor Forum

The Northern England Raptor Forum (NERF) was established in 2006 with the overall objective of providing one effective voice to represent the conservation interests of raptors, including Owls and Raven, primarily in the uplands of northern England


Yoredale Natural History Society


The Society was founded in 1979 with the aim of 'promoting an interest in and an appreciation of natural history, with particular reference to Wensleydale.'