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Bird guide

Our bird guide is an introduction to the bird species on the red, amber and green lists of conservation concern plus some introduced species which are thriving in the UK. We have put together information about each featured species, including help with identification, breeding information and details about their lifestyle and feeding habits.

What species are covered?

The guide contains most of the species that occur in the UK, with the exception of a few vagrant species.

How to use the guide

You can browse the bird guide several ways:

  • By name
  • By family

You can also search the guide from anywhere on the website. Just enter a bird name in the search box at the top of the page.