Some Useful links :-

 

Local Groups.

http://www.arnsidesilverdaleaonb.org.uk - Arnside and Silverdale AONB

http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/seenature/reserves/guide/l/leightonmoss/ - Leighton moss RSPB reserve

http://www.cumbriawildlifetrust.org.uk -  Cumbria Wildlife Trust

http://www.lancswt.org.uk/index.php  - Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside.

http://www.lancasterbirdwatching.org.uk - Lancaster and District Birdwatching Society. Great for local sightings and events.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/lancaster - RSPB Lancaster local group

http://heyshamobservatory.blogspot.co.uk - Heysham Bird Observatory

http://birdsincumbria.blogspot.co.uk - South Cumbria Birds

http://www.cumbria-butterflies.org.uk - Butterfly Conservation Cumbria branch

http://www.lancashiremoths.co.uk/   - Lancashire Moth Group. This group also runs a Facebook page and a Yahoo group.

http://www.northwesternnaturalistsunion.org.uk - North Western Naturalists Union

http://www.tulliehouse.co.uk -Tullie house Museum and Art Gallery trust

http://www.whatsinyourpond.org.uk/     ARGSL (Amphibian and Reptile Group of South Lancashire)

http://www.lara-project.org.uk/    LARA Lancashire Amphibian and Reptile Atlas Project

http://swiftsinthecommunity-cumbria.org.uk/   - Swifts in the Community Cumbria

 

 

National resources

http://www.birdguides.com/ -Birdguides - up to date Bird  News from all round the UK

http://www.bto.org/ - British Trust for Ornithology. Get involved with the Bird Atlas  2007-11.

http://www.rspb.org.uk/ - RSPB

http://www.bsbi.org.uk/ - Botanical Society of the British Isles.

http://ukmoths.org.uk/ - UK Moths, Ian Kimber's website which is great for the  ID of Moths

http://www.rogersmushrooms.com/ - Roger Phillips Fungi Website with over 3000 photos of nearly all the species in UK

http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk - A good site for Dragonflies for confirming species and sightings/locations from over parts of UK

http://www.bats.org.uk/ - Bat Conservation Trust

http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/ - Wildlife Trusts.

UK Tide Tables - Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory, select your coastal town.

Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust - WWT is devoted to all things relating to wildfowl

http://www.butterfly-conservation.org/  -  Butterfly Conservation - including Butterfly ID

http://www.ukbutterflies.co.uk/index.php - UK Butterflies

http://www.ladybird-survey.org - Information on Ladybirds, including ID

Bumblebee Identification - Natural History Museum site dealing with bumblebees

MapMate Recording and Mapping Software - An inexpensive but powerful tool for recording birds and other groups