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Best field guides to use at home: Birds

28th May 2020

We've asked NHSN members to tell us about their favourite field guides for the garden or on walks close to home. In this post, Neil Pont suggests guides for identifying birds.


Smart phone apps to help you enjoy nature

26th May 2020

As technology develops, natural history apps are helping many people come closer to nature. Discover seven apps you can use at home to identify, study, and enjoy wildlife.


The Robins of Restharrow

2nd May 2020

Blog post by June Holmes, NHSN’s Archivist. Follow June on Twitter at @ArchivistJune. At the moment, many of us are spending a considerable amount of time in our own homes. […]


A Ringers Year: April 2020

30th April 2020

Discover the latest monthly update from ornithologist and bird ringer, Phil Hanmer


Online Talk: Bucking the Trend on Coquet Island

6th April 2020

Take an in-depth look at conservation on Coquet Island with RSPB Warden, Paul Morrison


Online Library: Ring-necked Parakeets in North East England

4th April 2020

Examine the establishment and gradual increase of Ring-necked Parakeets in North East England


A Ringer’s Year: November 2019

3rd December 2019

We managed two final ringing sessions at Howick by changing days at short notice to dodge the rain and wind.  On the 2nd we had 29 re-traps and 29 new […]


A Ringers Year: May 2019

3rd June 2019

May is the month when the majority of birds nest and we have been very busy Nest Recording and ringing Blue Tits, Great Tits and Tree Sparrows that nest in […]


Newcastle University students muck in to help endangered Tree Sparrows

10th April 2019

Tree Sparrows are experiencing a population decline in the UK and are quite rare to see, a lack of safe nesting areas could be contributing to this decline. Clark’s Bog […]


A visit to St. Abbs Head, led by Graham Bell

20th June 2018

A small but enthusiastic group of us met at the National Trust car park, near to St. Abbs Head. The sea fret that had been lingering along the coast on […]