Links to Other Websites
All the links here are to sites that I recommend.
There is a mix of sites about nature, travel, News, Science, Economics, Philosophy, Music and of course photography and art.
Weekly reports about bird sightings and other specific information about bird spotting in Northamptonshire.
Regular blog about bird activity in Northamptonshire, including ringing activity and courses etc.
I purchase all of my camera related equipment from Skears of Northampton. The staff are always helpful, knowlegable and efficient. I prefer to support local independent businesses but their prices are competitive. I can highly recommend them to fellow photographers and users of optics. They also do a great job of regularly cleaning my sensor and other maintenance work.
The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire
Our mission is to protect wildlife and wild places across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire. We manage over 100 nature reserves and are supported by over 33,000 members.
Only a few pounds a month to support them.
Information about RSPB reserves and bird spotting in the UK.
The National Trust
works to preserve parts of our environment. If you join you will get free entry to all of their houses, parks and facilities.
British Trust for Ornithology
We harness the skills and passion of birdwatchers to advance our understanding of ornithology and produce impartial science – communicated clearly for the benefit of birds and people.
Other Useful Nature Links
Fun, Useful and Interesting Websites
Send yourself letters into the future
as the name suggests facts and info about the sky and other things
an alternative to regular newspapers, usually very good reads and info.
alternative news and info.
THE CONVERSATION –
alternative news and comment.
THE GUARDIAN –
It is free (most of it anyway)
Philosophy/Science very interesting stuff.
ORDNANCE SURVEY –
if you sign up printable ordnance survey maps of where you are going for your hols or day out walking.
PHOTOGRAPHERS EPHEMERIS –
All about the light – TPE helps you plan outdoor photography in natural light.
See how the light will fall on the land, day or night, for any location on earth.
You need to play with this to see its power.*
Track of the moment
Stream or download house music mixes. Excellent
Take your choice Classical, Jazz, Alternative – whatever.
My favourites are
BBC Radio 3 – Words and Music
BBC Radio 6 – Carys Mathews
BBC Radio 2 – Jamie Cullum
BBC Radio 6 – Giles Peterson
Search for your desired music!
Then of course the myriad of streaming services
for a list of the best in their opinion.