Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Zeiss - Always on the lookout for something special – Shop now

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: 343,217, Posts: 3,675,337, Views : 613,224,071, Members: 156,671 [Map]

Welcome to our newest member, Leahgordon
Users Online
View Who's Online
Currently Active Users: 1356 (102 members and 1254 guests)

Staff Online: delia todd, KC Foggin
Today's Birthdays
View Birthdays

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 23:58 Go to last post
25,956 212,969
BirdForum Website announcements and support
Join to View 0 0
Community Information and Member Updates
Join to View 0 0
Ruffled Feathers (1 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
Test your knowledge - are you a super brain or a bird brain?
Yesterday 22:40 Go to last post
852 54,265
High quality, on demand and scheduled wildlife programming. Now you can add your own Video footage
- - -
The Forum Dedicated to BirdForum TV
Yesterday 22:50 Go to last post
8,594 9,950
A calendar for all upcoming bird club events and meetings.
- - -
Rare Bird Sightings
Rare bird information. Sightings, discussion and rarity photos.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Rare Bird Information (16 Viewing)
Rare bird information. News and Discussion
Yesterday 22:47 Go to last post
8,446 185,535
Photos of UK Rarities
by IanF
Monday 12th November 2018 20:48 Go to last post
121 472
Map of Rare and Scarce Birds in the British Isles today
- - -
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Sunday 11th November 2018 13:01 Go to last post
2,804 16,314
Tuesday 6th November 2018 17:57 Go to last post
159 558
Questions and Answers on this important topic
Monday 12th November 2018 19:43 Go to last post
1,228 7,986
News From Birding & Nature Organisations
Thursday 8th November 2018 09:48 Go to last post
4,685 6,189
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.
102,467 669,678
Birds & Birding (6 Viewing)
General Forum for threads on birds and birding
23,532 335,544
Discussion on Bird Behaviour
Friday 16th November 2018 01:23 Go to last post
1,598 7,779
Your Birding Day (2 Viewing)
Been out today? List what you saw and where here
Sub-Forums: Your Rarities
8,466 57,172
Team up with others - a place to advertise an upcoming trip or see if there are any you fancy joining.
Friday 16th November 2018 15:22 Go to last post
504 2,192
Information Wanted (2 Viewing)
Ask here for general information or use the 'Your Local Patch' section for information on specific locations
4,339 27,996
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
Yesterday 22:45 Go to last post
4,345 43,280
So what's in your garden, back yard or on your bird table?
by Kits
Monday 12th November 2018 23:24 Go to last post
6,040 62,686
Ask your questions and post your articles here!
by Gander
Wednesday 24th October 2018 08:22 Go to last post
832 7,259
A forum for Birders with an interest in Sea and Shore birds
Thursday 26th July 2018 19:46 Go to last post
761 7,607
Gulls (1 Viewing)
A forum specifically for Gull species
by Aladdin
Saturday 10th November 2018 08:10 Go to last post
104 619
Birds Of Prey (1 Viewing)
Discuss Birds Of Prey (Raptors) here.
Saturday 17th November 2018 14:34 Go to last post
3,668 48,382
Discussion on wildlife & environmental conservation
by fugl
Saturday 17th November 2018 23:10 Go to last post
2,474 33,695
Please feel free to leave reports here after your trip. Please contribute to the community by not simply linking to another website.
2,934 37,760
General Lists & Members Yearly Lists
1,207 40,928
Tips For New Birders (1 Viewing)
Advice, tips and hints for birders of all levels, from birders of all levels!
Friday 2nd November 2018 01:56 Go to last post
580 6,780
by TFM70
Wednesday 7th November 2018 22:06 Go to last post
1,179 8,802
Your Local Patch
Ask Questions & Discuss Your Local Patch, And Geographically Specific Info Requests.
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Local patch reports & information requests
Yesterday 23:08 Go to last post
5,301 299,333
Local area/patch reports & information requests.
Thursday 15th November 2018 11:11 Go to last post
2,008 12,100
Local area/patch reports & information requests
7,860 70,301
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
This is the place to ask questions and discuss computers, internet, rarity alert devices & Birding software.
by Gander
Yesterday 20:39 Go to last post
3,450 29,799
Alert everyone to a forthcoming programme on birding or nature & discuss the show here.
Tuesday 13th November 2018 11:32 Go to last post
1,669 16,437
Read any? Watched any? Can you recommend any? Dislike any? This is the place to let us know!
Yesterday 10:54 Go to last post
2,890 26,156
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.
Friday 16th November 2018 23:50 Go to last post
668 5,086
Notify us of photos in gallery of new species for Opus, or upload them in this forum
Friday 9th November 2018 15:02 Go to last post
1,143 3,583
Gallery Competitions & Pictures
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Post links to your favourite photos from the Birdforum Gallery.
Monday 22nd October 2018 08:54 Go to last post
251 1,425
Binoculars, 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
by gmax
Friday 16th November 2018 17:55 Go to last post
5,638 48,808
The forum to discuss all things to do with photography, with sub forums for cameras
by johnf3f
Yesterday 22:14 Go to last post
10,716 121,526
Discuss Spotting Scopes here
by Sancho
Today 00:24 Go to last post
6,580 59,674
Binoculars (56 Viewing)
Binoculars Discussion forum
13,423 271,409
Saturday 17th November 2018 08:19 Go to last post
7 453
by GeorgeD
Monday 15th October 2018 19:37 Go to last post
5 75
sports watches or other for outdoor pursuits
Thursday 11th October 2018 17:52 Go to last post
4 108
Subforums on Clothing and Equipment Insurance.
Sunday 4th November 2018 21:15 Go to last post
514 5,842
Improve your Photo Technique with suggestions and creative criticism from other forum members
by esmondb
Friday 17th August 2018 20:54 Go to last post
1,131 9,434
Natural History Macro Photography
by Musoman
Thursday 8th November 2018 01:38 Go to last post
225 1,824
Wildlife Art (4 Viewing)
The forum for discussing painting and sketching of all forms of wildife art
Yesterday 23:29 Go to last post
1,097 48,065
Discussion on equipment, technique & results.
by Louis_P
Tuesday 13th November 2018 16:45 Go to last post
467 2,933
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.
Saturday 17th November 2018 21:34 Go to last post
524 731
Nature In General
  Forum Last Post Threads Posts
Snakes Frogs etc............
Saturday 17th November 2018 23:44 Go to last post
1,616 8,057
Butterflies and Moths (3 Viewing)
Many birders have an interest in insects, Discuss here.
12,402 76,476
Discussions on insects, dragonflies, arachnids, beetles & more.
Saturday 17th November 2018 00:24 Go to last post
5,880 29,727
Orchids, Wild Flowers and more.
Thursday 15th November 2018 19:38 Go to last post
2,057 15,536
Fungi & Lichens (5 Viewing)
Yesterday 23:52 Go to last post
906 4,556
Mammals (1 Viewing)
Land Based Mammals
Yesterday 22:30 Go to last post
1,976 16,040
Whales, Dolphins, Porpoise, Seals & Other Marine Creatures
by aeshna5
Friday 16th November 2018 17:24 Go to last post
669 4,871
Discussion on bats
Tuesday 6th November 2018 21:22 Go to last post
363 2,019
A forum to discuss all the wildlife not covered in other forums.
Sunday 23rd September 2018 16:59 Go to last post
375 2,966

Welcome Back, Unregistered
Currently Active Users: 1356 (102 members and 1254 guests)
View Who's Online

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 1.35394311 seconds with 16 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 01:16.