UK Ringing Groups

Hilbre Bird Observatory and Ringing Station

North Lancashire Ringing Group

North West Norfolk Ringing Group

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory, Kent

Fair Isle Bird Observatory

Portland Bird Observatory

Dartford Ringing Group, Kent

Ringing sites overseas (mainly places visited by MRG members)

Powdermill Nature Reserve, Pennsylvania, USA

Braddock Bay Bird Observatory, Rochester, New York, USA

Rybachy Bird Ringing Station, Russia

Wing Island Banding Station, Massachusetts, USA

Featherbed Lane Banding Station, New Jersey, USA

Bill Elrick, New Jersey, USA

Hilton Pond, South Carolina, USA

Upper Rock Nature Reserve, Gibraltar

Falsterbo Bird Observatory, Sweden

Ottenby Bird Observatory, Sweden

Heligoland Bird Observatory, Germany

Mai Po, Hong Kong

Cave Creek Ranch, Arizona, USA

Gull colour-ringing (Risto Juvaste), Finland

Ringing schemes overseas

Euring(Coordinating European ringing schemes)

USA Bird Banding Laboratory

Netherlands Ringing Scheme

Denmark Ringing Scheme

Suppliers of ringing equipment

Moudry (traps) (traps)

BTO ringing equipment sales

Ecotone (nets etc)

Spidertech (nets etc)

Trap Man (traps)

Jacobs Young & Westbury(bamboo poles)

AFO (American banding supplies)

A C Hughes (colour rings)

Conservation organisations

BTO (British Trust for Ornithology)

RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)

Ramsar (Convention on Wetlands of International Importance)

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

English Nature

JNCC (Joint Nature Conservation Committee)

CCW (Countryside Council for Wales)

SNH (Scottish Natural Heritage)

Game Conservancy Trust

National Biodiversity Network

UKBAP (Biodiversity Action Plans)

Other useful information - A directory of birding links for the UK and Ireland

Colour-rings (European)

Liverpool tide tables

Met Office weather forecast (North West England), rainfall radar etc

Sunrise/ sunset calculator

Pollution analysis of dead birds (CEH Monks Wood)


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