The official list of British birds held by the British Trust for Ornithology currently contains 598 species. These identification guides provide information about some of the most common British birds including garden birds, birds of prey and waterfowl. The bird guides include identifying features, nesting and feeding habits as well as examples of songs and calls.

You will also be able to find out the conservation status of each bird. For more information about conservation status and what it means click here.

Browse all the birds below or use the drop down box to choose a species:

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