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Fatbirder is the premier birders’ web resource about birds, birding and birdwatching. Whether you are looking for facts about hummingbirds, songbirds, shorebirds or raptors in your backyard or are planning a trip or birding tour anywhere in the world Fatbirder is the site for you.
There are tens of thousands of links on two thousand pages about birding everywhere; a page for every country & state & every bird family.
It’s all here from RSPB wildlife reserves or Audubon bird sanctuaries to the best bird watching binoculars and spotting scopes. There are page sections on books, guides, forums, reserves, accommodation, trip report, bird clubs and more as well as pages on topics such as ornithology, twitching, endangered species, conservation, equipment, pelagics, birding holidays and much more.
Fatbirder benefits hugely from the contributions of birders, photographers, ornithologists and birdwatchers from all over the world. Local birders wrote most country and state introductions, and Fatbirder users took most of the photographs featured. As always, we welcome feedback and suggestions.
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Steven Brumby did with this stunning picture of a Andean negrito Lessonia oreas taken on a trip to South America – see his awesome website
The search is on to find the UK’s most knowledgeable young birders!Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder 2022 finalists and assessors © Tim Jones Apply now for this year’s Martin Garner Spurn Young Birder competition, held at Spurn MigFest in East Yorkshire from 8–10 ...moreMay 31st, 2023
Two Songbirds RecoveringSigns of hope for two threatened farmland songbirds, major new report reveals Published today, the latest BTO/RSPB/JNCC Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) report shows signs of hope for two iconic birds of UK ...moreMay 25th, 2023
Spurn Migration Festival 2023Tickets are on sale now for the landmark 10th Spurn Migration Festival, held at at Spurn Bird Observatory, East Yorkshire, from 8th – 10th September The brainchild of two Spurn stalwarts, Martin ...moreMay 15th, 2023
The Meaning of Geese– A Thousand Miles in Search of Home | By Nick Acheson | Chelsea Green | 2023 | Hardback | 230 pages, no illustrations | ISBN: 9781915294098 | £17.99p | The Publisher’s ...moreApril 20th, 2023
The (Big) Year That Flew By– Twelve Months, Six Continents, and the Ultimate Birding Record | By Arjan Dwarshuis | Chelsea Green | 2020 | Hardback | eBook available | 272 Pages | ISBN: 9781645021919 | The ...moreApril 20th, 2023
The Natural History of Selbourne| By Gilbert White, edited by Anne Secord | OUP | Re-issue 2022 | Hardback | 352 Pages | ISBN: 9780192847447 | £14.99p | The Publisher’s View: Gilbert White’s Natural History of Selborne (1789) ...moreDecember 11th, 2022
Finding Birds in Languedoc-Roussillon| Dave Gosney | Easybirder | 2022 | Paperback | 40 Pages | ISBN: 9781907316616 | £9.50p | The Publisher’s View: This is the latest in the Finding Birds in… series by ...moreDecember 11th, 2022
The Latest Grumpy Old Birder Article No. 166 - Eating People is Wrong?The latest Grumpy Old Birder Article is now on line as well as on page 19 of the March 2023 edition of Birdwatching Magazine (UK) Read it HERESeptember 19th, 2022
Ark of Triumph!Legend has it that Noah saved a breeding pair of every animal on earth from the deluge… which would have been a dangerously small gene pool of course. Nevertheless, I can attest ...moreAugust 22nd, 2022