Updated November 2021
For this reason, I thought I would put together an even bigger list flagging up the best nature, wildlife and environment blogs on the internet. Sites I read regularly which should be of interest to you too, whether your interests lie in hard-hitting opinion, nature writing or elsewhere, in campaigning or photography…
I will be updating this list constantly as I discover new resources, websites and sources of information.
Best nature blogs
1 – Dr James Borrell
A ‘must read’ for lovers of research and fieldwork and a treasure trove of information for aspiring conservationists.
2 – Mark Avery
The UK’s ‘premier’ nature blog features opinions on some of the most pressing conservation issues of our day.
Eloquent and informed opinion on some of the most divisive environmental issues in Britain today, including rewilding, land management and legislation.
A unique blog with a focus on animal welfare and related conservation issues, both at home and abroad.
5 – Robert E Fuller
One of the few art-themed blogs I read, stunning works and some lovely writing too – well worth a gander.
A wonderful blog sharing the flora and fauna of London. Especially useful for anyone interested in plants but with a healthy dose of mammals, birds and everything else.
A blog focused entirely on bringing to light the rampant persecution of birds of prey in the UK.
8 – Isle of May
A blog detailing daily life on a remote Scottish island, jampacked with seabirds, seals and other marvels.
A lovely account of the joy one can derive from the natural world, featuring excellent photography and built on wonderful, highly personal posts.
A cracking natural history blog from the North of England, diverse and enjoyable.
The first entry by a young blogger on this list and a real corker. This is an account of Zach’s personal experiences in nature and is often simultaneously thought-provoking and uplifting.
12 – Naturalist Nick
An enchanting site with a focus on all areas of natural history. Top-notch photography, interesting facts and lots of lovely nature writing, what’s not to like.
13 – Irelands Wildlife
A nature blog featuring an eclectic mix of content from the realms of birding, conservation and wildlife-watching, from Ireland and further afield.
The personal blog of Dara McAnulty – personal, often poetic and definitely worth a read, should you find yourself with a spare moment.
15 – Knee Deep in Nature
The blog of a 15-year-old naturalist with a broad focus on photography, observation and art.
16 – Nature Nattering
Wildlife observations and fine nature writing from across the UK but with a specific focus on one small corner of the British Isles.
17 – Young Nature Nerd
Observations on the natural world from passionate naturalist, Jenny Allan. A wonderful read for anyone who enjoys sharing the magical moments and memorable encounters of others.
18 – Valley Naturalist
A natural history journal from Gwent, promoting exploration, observation, citizen science and, ultimately, enjoyment from nature.
19 – A Focus on Nature
The official blog of the youth nature network, bringing together the thoughts, work and writing of the next generation of British conservationists.
20 – Cholsey Wildlife
Another local patch diary, this time from Cholsey in Oxfordshire. Personal observations of the natural world, plain and simple.
21 – Wildlife Kate
A wildlife diary from a small swath of Staffordshire, featuring no end of marvellous wildlife photography, film and writing.
22 – Wader Tales
A site designed and maintained with one, clear purpose: to celebrate and promote wading birds.
23 – Finding Nature
A veritable smorgasbord of wildlife facts and interesting articles, from the UK and beyond.
A wildlife diary authored by an incredible young naturalist, boasting a specific focus on badgers – what more could you want?
25 – Wildlife Detective
Another blog with a focus on wildlife crime and one jampacked with experience-based opinion on some of the most pressing environmental issues in Britain today.
Also worth a gander…
30 – Colyton Wildlife
33 – Birdgirl
34 – Call from the Wild
35 – Wildlife Phelps
36 – Thinking Country
37 – Wildlife and Words
38 – My Life Outside
40 – Hannah Rudd
51 – Balcony Bird Brain
52 – Kayleigh Ann Writing
And breath! The fantastic wildlife, nature and environment blogs featured above should be enough to keep you reading for hours.