Animals / Wildlife Blogs
Not Exactly Rocket Science
In his weblog, science writer Ed Yong posts on topics such as animal behavior, evolution, environmental science, and genetics. His writing style is superb: he tackles complex topics with a clarity that general audiences can well appreciate. In addition to writing for his weblog, Ed Yong also writes for Nature, New Scientist, and the Daily Telegraph.
The author of Tetrapod Zoology, Darren Naish, is a UK-based vertebrate paleontologist. His PhD work focused on therapod dinosaurs, and his website reflects a rich knowledge of his subject and holds a wonderful collection of articles on tetrapods, past and present.
The weblog of author Carl Zimmer in which he explores a variety of topics relating to natural history and evolution.
Stoke's Birding Blog
A beautiful blog full of superb photos and essays by Lillian and Don Stokes, the best-selling bird authors.
A blog about conservation that covers a variety of topics relating to conservation biology.
A blog by Jeff Davis which tracks the progress of Amphibian Ark, a frog conservation organization and joint effort of the the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, and the IUCN/SSC Amphibian Specialist Group.
This website doesn't technically qualify as a blog since its updates are rare. But it is still well worth a visit. It focuses on the Devonian Period in Earth's history and was most recently updated to report on the discovery of the 'fishapod', Tiktaalik roseae.
The Birder's Report
Larry Jordan's birding blog tells of his birding adventures in the Digger Pine Belt of Northern California.
Bird by Bird
A weblog by Pica, an avid birder who has taken on the considerable challenge of sketching a bird a day as part of an effort of becoming a greener birder.
Camera Trap Codger
A blog by a Californian, biologist, wildlife conservation and retired Smithsonian scientist that focuses on camera trapping and zoology.
Catalogue of Organisms
Catalogue of Organisms is a blog about a wide range of zoology topics by PhD student Christopher Taylor, whose academic speciality is arachnid systems. Christopher Taylor is also the organizer of the blog carnival Linnaeus’ Legacy.
This blog by 'Brine Queen', a marine biology student who is working on her masters, includes articles on invertebrates, evolution, marine mammals, salt water habitats, and other topics relating to marine biology.
Creek Running North
In his blog 'Creak Running North', California-based nature and science writer Chris Clarke shares his thoughts on wildlife, natural history and life in general.
Behavioural Ecology Blog
A blog focusing on behavioural ecology, evolution, and a variety of other topics.
Hairy Museum of Natural History
A clever natural history blog.
Bug Girl's Blog
A blog about bugs by a PhD entomologist.
Sibley Guides Notebooks
The weblog of David Allen Sibley. This blog is about birds, of course.
A blog on birdwatching by Rob Fergus.
An environmental science blog and online magazine focusing on rainforest, tropical fish, and other topics.
Turtles All the Way Down
A blog devoted to all things chelonian.
A terrific newsletter that delivers all the latest news about amphibians and reptiles.
International Reptile Conservation Foundation
The blog of the International Reptile Conservation Foundation.
A blog about amphibians and reptiles, by Miqe Erikzén of Sweden.
A blog about the natural history at Camp Friedenswald in Michigan.
Monarch's Nature Blog
A wonderful blog by Monarch, a naturalist, field biologist and nature photographer from the Western New York area.
A wonderful weblog written by a team of birdwatchers whose aim is to see every one of the planet's 10,000 bird species.
Taking the Initiative
Weblog of Carl Pope, the Executive Director of the Sierra Club.
Cook Islands Biodiversity
A lovely website and blog by the The Cook Islands Natural Heritage Trust featuring articles about conservation efforts throughout the Cook Islands.
This is the blog that accompanies Birdwatching Magazine, the popular British publication on watching birds.
Get the latest updates on endangered whooping crane migration and stories from the field.
This weblog chronicles the "natural biodiversity of a windowbox in Sedlescombe, East Sussex, UK from bare soil to wilderness". The weblog author, Patrick Roper, started this project "with sterile soil in the box in November 2005".
Ramblings of a Naturalist
This weblog records the author's Sedlescombe near Hastings, East Sussex exploration of a wide range of habitats in both rural and urban settings.
The Square Metre
A fascinating weblog about the diversity of one square meter of garden in Sedlescombe, East Sussex, UK, as studied by weblog author Patrick Roper.
The Panda's Thumb
A weblog that examines various topics pertaining to evolutionary theory.
This weblog features personal insights and commentary on wild birds as well as a range of other natural history topics of interest.
Stop by the Greenpeace weblog to find out what members of this organization are talking about, seeing, doing, and learning.
Northern Virginia Reptile Rescue
The official web log of the Northern Virginia Reptile Rescue where you can find discussion of issues relating to reptile rescue, conservation, and welfare issues.
Weblog by PZ Myers, a biologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris.