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Event Announcements & Discussion

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Ruffled Feathers

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Bird Forum Fun Quizzes

Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
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BirdForum TV Discussion

The Forum Dedicated to BirdForum TV
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Self Isolating Chat Room

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Rare Bird Sightings Rare bird information. Sightings, discussion and rarity photos.

UK Rarity Gallery

Photos of UK Rarities
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Birding

Live Bird News from around the World

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Live Bird Webcams

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Bird Ringing and Banding

Questions and Answers on this important topic
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Bird Identification Q&A

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General Forum for threads on birds and birding
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Bird Behaviour

Discussion on Bird Behaviour
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Your Birding Day

Been out today? List what you saw and where here
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Companions for Birding Trips

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

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

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Bird Taxonomy and Nomenclature

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

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

Ask your questions and post your articles here!
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Sea Watch

A forum for Birders with an interest in Sea and Shore birds
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Gulls

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Birds Of Prey

Discuss Birds Of Prey (Raptors) here.
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Discussion on wildlife & environmental conservation
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Vacational Trip Reports

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Tips For New Birders

Advice, tips and hints for birders of all levels, from birders of all levels!
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Your Local Patch Ask Questions & Discuss Your Local Patch, And Geographically Specific Info Requests.

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Local area/patch reports & information requests
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Computers, Birding Software And The Internet

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

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

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

Opus Discussion Area

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Photos of New Species for OPUS

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Gallery Competitions & Pictures

Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery

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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  • ZEISS

Innovative Technologies

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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Binoculars, Photography, Digiscoping, Art & Equipm

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Spotting Scopes & tripod/heads

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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

Subforums on Clothing and Equipment Insurance.
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Photo Critique

Improve your Photo Technique with suggestions and creative criticism from other forum members
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Macro Photography

Natural History Macro Photography
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Wildlife Art

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

Discussion on equipment, technique & results.
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Retailers and Dealers Offers

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

Reptiles and Amphibians

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Butterflies and Moths

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Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More

Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
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Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs

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Fungi & Lichens

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Mammals

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Cetaceans & Marine Life

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Bats

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Other Wildlife

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