Role and Purpose


Aims with respect to these websites are to:-

• Achieve a better understanding of birds from characteristics which can be observed and understood by the layperson.

• De-mystify some of the ornithological terms which many birders find hard to pronounce let alone understand.

• Share thoughts about birds in a simple, light-hearted approach using terms which can be understood by the layperson.

How is the website structured?

This website is structured around a series of MODULES which you can see in upper case on the top green navigation bar. Most of the modules have drop-down menus below the main topic. You should click on the MODULE in upper case first to see what is contained. If you then point to the module the drop-down menus are revealed in lower case. You can click on them to see their content. If you need help please click on Navigating the website.

Are you interested in joining this website?

The websites operates in Public mode so that all visitors can see what we are doing. If you think you might be interested in contributing you can be invited to join us. Please click on Join this website.

Even if you don't join you can still participate.

The Forum module on the top green navigation bar provides a link with our website visitors. All you need is a valid email address so why not try it? We welcome contact from like-minded people. For security reasons we do not publish the names, addresses home or email, telephone numbers of people involved in this website.

This is an active website - you can keep abreast with things by clicking on What's New?.


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