Our favourite wildlife blogs

22 October 2013

From stunning shots by acclaimed British wildlife photographers, to deer rutting reports from the British Wildlife Centre, we’re wild about the following blogs.

1.    British Wildlife Centre Keeper’s Blog

Head Keeper Matt files regularly and often, mixing action shots and video with updates about each animal’s activities. From rutting red stags to newborn otter cubs and wildcat kittens, this is a charming blog.


2.    Austin Thomas photography blog

You’ve probably seen Austin Thomas’ professional photography – his image of a bossy-looking Little Owl, marching purposefully towards an errant owlet perhaps, was highly commended in this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards. It was also voted a winner by magazine and newspaper editors everywhere, who featured the photograph widely. For this and other gorgeous imagery from these shores and further afar, take a look at his blog.


3.    Wildlife wanderings

Wildlife enthusiast and ecologist , blogger Peter also runs the When to Watch Wildlife website, but this is his own, personal wildlife blog. It’s light on text but packed with gorgeous imagery that will make you want to jump on the first train to wherever he’s been recently.


4.    Gary Jones’ Wildlife Photography

From the loveliest Welsh lakes to red deer dotting the hillsides at Tatton Park, Gary Jones’ hobbies of wildlife photography and mountaineering mean that we armchair wildlife enthusiasts get to share his bird’s eye perspective on British wildlife without the hard work.


5.    Craig Jones’ Wildlife Photography

Professional wildlife photographer, Craig Jones’ work takes him around the world, so that in addition to images of British wildlife, we are also get treated to tigers, penguins and baby orangutans.


6.    The Bristol Wildlife Blog

Bristol, in southwest England, is said to be Britain’s greenest city, with more open spaces than any other city, and many important wildlife sites on its doorstep. Bristol Wildlife’s aim is to collect together as much information about the area's wildlife as possible. A random dip into the site's contents reveals two photos of Beautiful Demoiselles, accompanied by general and local information about the insects.


7.    A nature photographer’s blog

Another professional wildlife photographer, but this time one who is happy to take readers through step-by-step masterclasses on photographing fungi, for example.


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