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Our Local Birds is maintained for your personal, not-for-profit education or not-for-profit conservation use.


You agree to use this site and the services it provides only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of any third party, nor restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of this site by any third party.

We aim to update our site regularly and may change the content at any time.

By using this site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site

All images, video and text used on Our Local Birds remain the copyright of the owner.



  • Where images, video and audio have not been created by members of BSQ and BQ, copyright remains with the original creators as credited and is used here in accordance with the Creative Commons licence relevant to each content item, or with direct permission or licence from the original creator.


If you are a copyright owner (which can be an exclusive licensee), or their agent, and if you believe that a work available on Our Local Birds infringes copyright or is a breach of an agreed licence or contract, you can notify us in writing.


Your notification must include:

  • identification of the work that is the subject of your claim

  • location of the work on the Our Local Birds website

  • your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number and email address

  • your relationship to the work, for example that you are the owner of the work or an agent acting on behalf of the owner of the work. If you are acting on behalf of an owner, supply details for all parties and their relationship to the work

  • an indication of the law, licence or contract on which your claim is based.

Except where otherwise noted, text for individual bird species is the copyright of Richard Noske and licensed CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International

Learning Sequences and related Student Activity Sheets are the copyright of Marie Bermingham and Val Catchpoole and licensed CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International

All audio is used under Creative Commons licences as noted.

Except where otherwise noted, all illustrations are the copyright of Elissa Kimber, all rights reserved.

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