" We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors , we borrow it from our children " Ancient American
The sites below should prove useful , interesting and helpful in extending knowledge and interest in wildlife . The
list will be added to in time .
Ulster Wildlife Trust - consider joining-they do an excellent job maintaining our reserves-all well worth visiting.
Butterfly Conservation - click to add your sightings of Painted Lady butterflies and Humming Bird Hawk moths-
A useful and interesting site
Northern Ireland Fungus Group - excellent site - photos and distribution of all N.I. fungi
Ulster Museum - Habitas wildlife databases-worth delving into- gelogy, butterflies, beetles,
flora, mammals etc-photos and distribution.
British Mammals - an interesting and educational site
British Birds(RSPB) -they have a new bird identification section
Irish Lichens - a lovely site for lichen hunters.
Leaving Earth - expand your thinking
Irish molluscs -all you want to know about slugs and snails..
Irish wildflowers, mosses and liverworts
Wild about Britain-interactive web-site and full of interesting information at a non-academic
Peatlands- an excellent government site covering all aspects of wildlife in our
Woodland Trust-excellent site for those with a keen interest in trees. Now includes a section
on how to take action on threatened woodland.
Belfast Field Naturalist's Club
Rainbows -a wonderful site with many pictures of different kinds of rainbow, including a Moonbow- I saw one
many years ago and no one would believe me!
Non-native Species-a number of these have become invasive, because they like our environment , lack
competition or have no dependant organisms. Interested? Have a look at these sites.