Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
A great companion for great discoveries. NEW Zeiss Conquest Gavia 85

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

BirdForum Statistics
BirdForum Statistics Help support BirdForum Follow BirdForum on Twitter Become a Fan of BirdForum on Facebook
Threads: 313,591, Posts: 3,409,387, Views : 448,740,612, Members: 149,829 [Map]

Welcome to our newest member, 7sara
Users Online
View Who's Online
Currently Active Users: 1157 (164 members and 993 guests)

Staff Online: delia todd
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays
mgorecki, major wildlife, oldmudclip, John S. Armitage (75), birderdave (73), Mikeakabigman (67), Lewie (66), Sandy (63), Whitedove (63), Spiralynmadly (59), philgc (56), skantech (53), boxer95 (52), darjud (49), hazey (46), cbs (44), hqjohnst, harpy (37), Baharí (34), fekadu assefa (27), TheSeagull (21), bailey & BaBy (17)

Welcome to the BirdForum.
If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Member's Area
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Say Hello (3 Viewing)
Introduce yourself - say a few lines about yourself & where you live
by Lisa W
Yesterday 23:54 Go to last post
24,817 203,890
BirdForum Website announcements and support
Join to View 0 0
Community Information and Member Updates
Join to View 0 0
High quality, on demand and scheduled wildlife programming. Now you can add your own Video footage
- - -
The Forum Dedicated to BirdForum TV
7,053 8,381
A calendar for all upcoming bird club events and meetings.
- - -
The Birdforum Shop
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Friday 20th January 2017 18:40 Go to last post
3 17
by BF_Shop
Thursday 20th October 2016 17:03 Go to last post
4 5
Rare Bird Sightings
Rare bird information. Sightings, discussion and rarity photos.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Rare Bird Information (42 Viewing)
Rare bird information. News and Discussion
Join to View 0 0
Photos of UK Rarities
Saturday 31st December 2016 21:14 Go to last post
105 381
Map of Rare and Scarce Birds in the British Isles today
- - -
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Sunday 22nd January 2017 14:32 Go to last post
2,681 15,924
Sunday 30th October 2016 20:38 Go to last post
129 426
Questions and Answers on this important topic
1,176 7,575
News From Birding & Nature Organisations
Friday 20th January 2017 16:30 Go to last post
4,376 5,757
Ask away for advice on WILD bird i.d. questions. PLEASE state country in title of your thread. No photos of eggs nor captive birds.
88,433 595,130
Birds & Birding (19 Viewing)
General Forum for threads on birds and birding
22,848 323,492
Bird Behaviour (1 Viewing)
Discussion on Bird Behaviour
Sunday 22nd January 2017 18:55 Go to last post
1,329 6,539
Your Birding Day (4 Viewing)
Been out today? List what you saw and where here
Sub-Forums: Your Rarities
Sunday 22nd January 2017 00:02 Go to last post
8,302 56,141
Team up with others - a place to advertise an upcoming trip or see if there are any you fancy joining.
388 1,626
Information Wanted (3 Viewing)
Ask here for general information or use the 'Your Local Patch' section for information on specific locations
by Arbu
Yesterday 22:25 Go to last post
3,957 24,989
View BirdForum Member's Blogs | Post to my Blog
- - -
Splits, lumps, and shuffles? The place to learn about & discuss the latest scientific findings, as well as the various species concepts behind them
3,487 36,264
So what's in your garden, back yard or on your bird table?
5,795 61,233
Conservation (3 Viewing)
Discussion on wildlife & environmental conservation
2,301 30,397
Ask your questions and post your articles here!
Monday 16th January 2017 18:07 Go to last post
797 6,931
A forum for Birders with an interest in Sea and Shore birds
Thursday 12th January 2017 22:50 Go to last post
740 7,418
A forum specifically for Gull species
by jimmmer
Thursday 19th January 2017 08:47 Go to last post
62 340
Birds Of Prey (7 Viewing)
Discuss Birds Of Prey (Raptors) here.
3,575 47,714
Please feel free to leave reports here after your trip. Please contribute to the community by not simply linking to another website.
2,711 34,254
General Lists & Members Yearly Lists
1,178 38,651
Tips For New Birders (1 Viewing)
Advice, tips and hints for birders of all levels, from birders of all levels!
Tuesday 17th January 2017 09:39 Go to last post
552 6,519
Sunday 22nd January 2017 03:14 Go to last post
1,133 8,513
Your Local Patch
Ask Questions & Discuss Your Local Patch, And Geographically Specific Info Requests.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Local patch reports & information requests
4,854 259,517
Local area/patch reports & information requests.
Saturday 21st January 2017 15:42 Go to last post
1,884 11,443
Local area/patch reports & information requests
7,175 62,608
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
This is the place to ask questions and discuss computers, internet, rarity alert devices & Birding software.
Friday 20th January 2017 09:13 Go to last post
3,334 28,701
Alert everyone to a forthcoming programme on birding or nature & discuss the show here.
Today 10:21 Go to last post
1,617 15,965
Read any? Watched any? Can you recommend any? Dislike any? This is the place to let us know!
by robmv
Yesterday 19:55 Go to last post
2,684 24,310
Opus Discussion
Discussion for the BirdForum Opus
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Discussions will be automatically created here when you click the 'discussion' tab on an opus entry.
Tuesday 17th January 2017 15:43 Go to last post
643 4,879
Notify us of photos in gallery of new species for Opus, or upload them in this forum
Sunday 8th January 2017 11:36 Go to last post
1,136 3,554
Gallery Competitions & Pictures
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Details of the monthly photo competition
Sunday 1st May 2016 15:45 Go to last post
342 3,904
Post links to your favourite photos from the Birdforum Gallery.
Sunday 18th December 2016 21:29 Go to last post
248 1,410
Photography, Digiscoping, Art & Equipment
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
The best place on the site for equipment reviews. If you upload a new product, just include specifications, then add a review with personal observations.
- - -
Get the answers to your digiscoping questions
Friday 20th January 2017 20:17 Go to last post
5,532 48,182
The forum to discuss all things to do with photography, with sub forums for cameras
10,369 116,820
Discuss Spotting Scopes here
6,112 54,640
Binoculars (55 Viewing)
Binoculars Discussion forum
11,986 240,308
sports watches or other for outdoor pursuits
by Anthon
Tuesday 17th January 2017 14:00 Go to last post
1 38
Subforums on Clothing and Equipment Insurance.
by israel
Sunday 15th January 2017 16:29 Go to last post
492 5,706
Improve your Photo Technique with suggestions and creative criticism from other forum members
Saturday 14th January 2017 10:12 Go to last post
1,117 9,311
Natural History Macro Photography
Wednesday 21st December 2016 19:39 Go to last post
217 1,778
The forum for discussing painting and sketching of all forms of wildife art
Yesterday 14:58 Go to last post
1,046 47,734
Discussion on equipment, technique & results.
Sunday 22nd January 2017 22:19 Go to last post
435 2,684
Use this forum for sale, exchange or request of birding equipment, books, and other related items.
Join to View 0 0
This forum is for retailers and dealers offers to BF members. Only retailers and dealers with written permission from admin may advertise here.
Friday 20th January 2017 11:45 Go to last post
362 492
Nature In General
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Snakes Frogs etc............
1,488 7,529
Butterflies and Moths (3 Viewing)
Many birders have an interest in insects, Discuss here.
11,560 72,583
Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
by mdb2
Tuesday 17th January 2017 08:57 Go to last post
5,375 27,707
Orchids, Wild Flowers and more.
2,730 18,773
Mammals (2 Viewing)
Land Based Mammals
Sunday 22nd January 2017 08:45 Go to last post
1,817 15,129
Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise, Seals & Other Marine Creatures
Monday 16th January 2017 10:35 Go to last post
586 4,341
Discussion on bats
by fmorais
Friday 20th January 2017 22:24 Go to last post
337 1,891
A forum to discuss all the wildlife not covered in other forums.
by Arbu
Monday 26th September 2016 09:22 Go to last post
368 2,937
The World Today / Off Topic Subjects
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
Thursday 5th January 2017 05:42 Go to last post
838 53,287
Ruffled Feathers (5 Viewing)
Relax with a joke, a story, or anything else of interest - treat this as an off-topic bar after a long day's birding! | How to Subscribe
Sub-Forums: Cats
Join to View 0 0

Welcome Back, Unregistered
Currently Active Users: 1157 (164 members and 993 guests)
View Who's Online
Most users ever online was 4,694, Wednesday 11th May 2016 at 23:15.
Staff: delia todd
14Goudvink, Acrocephalus, AFeather, ak5659, AlanMatthews, Alastair Rae, Andrew Whitehouse, andrew147, andyadcock, andyb39, Archerboy61, ashrich, a_j_steele, BalhamBirder, Barrie Hamill, bob freeman, borolad, Brantwood, bugmat, bustersymes, Canip, CARERY, cheshirebirder, Chosun Juan, chris murphy, ChrisE300, chrisjones, Cliff, Clive Watson, coaltit, Côg, Craig Thomas, craigwilson, dannat, dantheman, Darren Pearce, DaveN, davercox, David Ferguson, David Whitaker, denniswaugh, Docmartin, donnam2, DrHPI, Dry ice, Eddie Urbanski, edenwatcher, Euan Buchan, Fat Paul Scholes, Ficedula, Fiscalshrike, forgetfulelephant, franknotes, gary fennemore, GDK, geoffw1946, ghostofmaud, gjepson, Gladiator96, Glaucous1, Grahame Walbridge, Gwynn, halftwo, HankB, HantsBirder, henerz1, HH75, Hugh Addlesee, Huntso, Ian David Ellis, jacana, Jamie D, jan van daalen, Jeff Woad, jenks86, jhopkins, John Cantelo, johnallcock, julienl, JWN Andrewes, Kite, kitefarrago, kurakura, lewis20126, lphillips, l_raty, MacNara, magifrig, Mahsleb, majella callaghan, mali, Mark Newsome, martinker, mathare, mgilbert, Mícheál, Moonraker, Motmot, MTem, Mysticete, nexstarneil, Nick Tonge, Nickcv, nickyboy, Nicola Main, nikosf, Nojon, nsanderson, Nutcracker, Octogon, Odonate, Olivier Dupont, Olorin5, Panther1977, Pariah, Paul Chapman, Paul Higson, paulsullivan, Peewit, Peregrine Trousers, pete wragg, petemorris, Peter Merritt, PHA, PHW, RCR, Ridge Walker, Roderick Miller, Runcorn Birder, Russ74, S K Gudi, Sandra (Taylor), scotview, Scridifer, seaworthy, sep, sketchymatt, solium, Stephen C, SteveClifton, Steviewonder, Tanny, Thibaud, Timbirder3, timwootton, tom mckinney, Tommy, toplo, Torview, tperry, Troubador, Troutman, UW82, WCA, Welsh Peregrine, WesternP, wheatearlp, willimac, wolfbirder, YuShan, Zoot

Click here to see the members who have visited the board today.

Contains New Posts   Forum Contains New Posts
Contains No New Posts   Forum Contains No New Posts
A Closed Forum   Forum is Closed for Posting

Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 1.37401605 seconds with 16 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 11:05.