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Say Hello (19 Viewers)

Introduce yourself - say a few lines about yourself & where you live
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Event Announcements & Discussion (2 Viewers)

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Ruffled Feathers

Relax with a joke, a story, or anything else of interest - treat this as an off-topic bar after a long day's birding! – Edit your preferences to opt in
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Bird Forum Fun Quizzes (3 Viewers)

Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
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Self Isolating Chat Room (2 Viewers)

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Rare Bird Sightings (40 Viewers) Rare bird information. Sightings, discussion and rarity photos.

Rare Bird Information

Rare bird information. News and Discussion
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UK Rarity Gallery (2 Viewers)

Photos of UK Rarities
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Birding (63 Viewers)

Live Bird News from around the World (3 Viewers)

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Live Bird Webcams (3 Viewers)

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Bird Ringing and Banding (1 Viewer)

Questions and Answers on this important topic
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Bird Identification Q&A (84 Viewers)

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.
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Birds & Birding (46 Viewers)

General Forum for threads on birds and birding
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Bird Behaviour (5 Viewers)

Discussion on Bird Behaviour
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Your Birding Day (5 Viewers)

Been out today? List what you saw and where here
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Companions for Birding Trips (5 Viewers)

Team up with others - a place to advertise an upcoming trip or see if there are any you fancy joining.
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Information Wanted (8 Viewers)

Ask here for general information or use the 'Your Local Patch' section for information on specific locations
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Blogs (10 Viewers)

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Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature (24 Viewers)

Splits, lumps, and shuffles? The place to learn about & discuss the latest scientific findings, as well as the various species concepts behind them
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Garden Birds, Bird Feeding & Nestboxes (5 Viewers)

So what's in your garden, back yard or on your bird table?
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Migration (3 Viewers)

Ask your questions and post your articles here!
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Sea Watch (3 Viewers)

A forum for Birders with an interest in Sea and Shore birds
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Gulls (3 Viewers)

A forum specifically for Gull species
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Birds Of Prey (12 Viewers)

Discuss Birds Of Prey (Raptors) here.
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Conservation (7 Viewers)

Discussion on wildlife & environmental conservation
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Vacational Trip Reports (9 Viewers)

Please feel free to leave reports here after your trip. Please contribute to the community by not simply linking to another website.
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Tips For New Birders (3 Viewers)

Advice, tips and hints for birders of all levels, from birders of all levels!
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Hummingbirds (3 Viewers)

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Your Local Patch (17 Viewers) Ask Questions & Discuss Your Local Patch, And Geographically Specific Info Requests.

Europe & Rest of the World Patches (2 Viewers)

Local area/patch reports & information requests
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Multimedia (8 Viewers)

Computers, Birding Software And The Internet (5 Viewers)

This is the place to ask questions and discuss computers, internet, rarity alert devices & Birding software.
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TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wil (7 Viewers)

Alert everyone to a forthcoming programme on birding or nature & discuss the show here.
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Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD (9 Viewers)

Read any? Watched any? Can you recommend any? Dislike any? This is the place to let us know!
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Opus Discussion (3 Viewers) Discussion for the BirdForum Opus

Opus Discussion Area (1 Viewer)

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Photos of New Species for OPUS (1 Viewer)

Notify us of photos in gallery of new species for Opus, or upload them in this forum
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Gallery Competitions & Pictures (3 Viewers)

Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery (1 Viewer)

Post links to your favourite photos from the Birdforum Gallery.
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The ZEISS Experience

ZEISS Nature Observation

Always on the lookout for something special.
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Innovative Technologies (1 Viewer)

ZEISS products come with several innovative technologies, which have been developed over the past years. These articles provide some information on light transmission, coatings and our optical design in general.
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Conservation Projects

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Binoculars, Photography, Digiscoping, Art & Equipm (64 Viewers)

Cameras And Photography (15 Viewers)

The forum to discuss all things to do with photography, with sub forums for cameras
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Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads (23 Viewers)

Discuss Spotting Scopes here
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Interviews with Optics Manufacturers (1 Viewer)

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Interviews with Optics Retailers

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Interviews with Optics Repairers

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Watches in the Field

sports watches or other for outdoor pursuits
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Miscellaneous Nature Study Equipment (2 Viewers)

Subforums on Clothing and Equipment Insurance.
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Photo Critique (2 Viewers)

Improve your Photo Technique with suggestions and creative criticism from other forum members
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Macro Photography (1 Viewer)

Natural History Macro Photography
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Wildlife Art (5 Viewers)

The forum for discussing painting and sketching of all forms of wildife art
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Bird Sounds Recording Eqpt & Discussion (5 Viewers)

Discussion on equipment, technique & results.
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Retailers and Dealers Offers (7 Viewers)

This forum is for retailers and dealers offers to BF members. Only retailers and dealers with written permission from admin may advertise here.
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Nature In General (7 Viewers)

Reptiles and Amphibians (1 Viewer)

Snakes Frogs etc............
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Butterflies and Moths (5 Viewers)

Many birders have an interest in insects, Discuss here.
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Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More (8 Viewers)

Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
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Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs (2 Viewers)

Orchids, Wild Flowers and more.
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Fungi & Lichens (2 Viewers)

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Mammals (4 Viewers)

Land Based Mammals
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Cetaceans & Marine Life (3 Viewers)

Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise, Seals & Other Marine Creatures
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Bats (2 Viewers)

Discussion on bats
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Other Wildlife (3 Viewers)

A forum to discuss all the wildlife not covered in other forums.
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