Best mammal websites

A collection of the best mammal websites

Published: October 6th, 2011 at 3:15 pm


The British Deer Society aim to work to assist the deer population in the UK. The website offers information on stalking, photography, books, courses, management and moor. It is a ‘must visit’ site for anyone with an interest in Britain’s deer.

The BBC offer photos, facts and more on this informative nature website. Animals from all over the world are showcased on this website to inform and educate, there are also nature related news highlights and TV listings.

‘There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the whole of the UK - with more than 800,000 members. We manage 2,300 nature reserves and run marine conservation projects around the coast. ‘

Wildlife Britain is a website combining information on the great British wildlife and the latest news on the topic. It runs competitions and hosts a variety of different style of photography focusing on the local animals. The website also offers a link to a collection of suggested places to stay in and around England.

Naturetrek offers bird watching, wild flower and natural history tours and holidays all over the world, but the wildlife tours they offer in England look particularly great. Visit their ‘Europe’ link to find out more.

This website provides information about a variety of mammals, including diagrams and photos. There is a vast amount of information on this site, it seems to be more for educational purposes and isn’t a particularly ‘quick answer’ site.

If you fancy a chance to get a brilliant sighting of a badger or five, this site is run by Badger Watch Dorset and offers the opportunity to visit the hides. They have a 100% sighting rate so you almost guaranteed a viewing.

Natural England works for more than just wildlife alone, it works for the environment food and rural affairs. Visit this site if you have any environment related queries, or if you are just looking for a little extra mammal information.


‘We support a growing network of amateur and professional mammalogists and conservationists working for mammals across the country and abroad, and provide a hub of information and expertise. We are the national voice for mammal conservation, working to identify the threats mammals face and halt declines before its too late.’



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