Long eared owl Asio otus, peering round pine tree, Yorkshire

Birds & wildlife

You don’t need to look very far to find amazing wildlife – it’s on your doorstep!

It’s on our reserves, in our countryside and back gardens, even in the middle of busy cities. We can all take simple moments to enjoy, help and learn about the animals that we share our environment with. 

Bird identifier

Male Ring Ouzel, Turdus torquatus. Cairngorms National Park, Scotland.

What's that bird? If you're not sure what it is, try our interactive identifier. Tell us a bit about what you saw and we'll suggest some possible birds.

Bird A-Z

Little egret Egretta garzetta, standing on brick wall with fluffed up feathers, Hampshire

Over 250 species, with videos, sound clips, photographs, illustrations and helpful articles.

Wildlife in your garden guide

Hedgehog foraging amongst leaves in garden environment
28 pages crammed with information on how to attract wildlife to your garden year-round - and keep it there.
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Still have questions?

Why not contact our resident experts in the wildlife team?

Big Garden Birdwatch

Man looking out of window
28-30 January

Count the wildlife that's counting on you! Are you ready to take part in Big Garden Birdwatch?

Satisfaction Survey

How are we doing?

We've been making changes and we'd love to know what you think.