Nature guides

CAN you recognise the different types of butterflies, bees and birds pictured below?

Use these handy guides from organisations like the Woodland Trust, Wildlife Trusts and Butterfly Conservation to see which ones you can find locally and let us know of any other guides, quizzes or pictures we can add to this page.

You can also check out a number of Beyonder articles about Ants, Bees, Butterflies, Birds, Corvids, Pigeons, Red Kites and Squirrels!

To start you off, here’s a clever picture quiz about bird names. How many can you work out? (Answers at the bottom of the page…)


88 per cent of kids say they like being in nature and 79 per cent wish they could spend more time there. Check out this book of things to do outdoors developed as part of the Discover the Forest campaign in America, a public service campaign created by the Ad Council in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service.


Check out the Canal & River Trust and download their free guide.


Munching Caterpillars is a Butterfly Conservation education campaign aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of butterflies, moths and their caterpillars among young people and their families. Check out their resources here.


The City of London Corporation have plenty of ideas about how to make the most of their land at Stoke Common and Burnham Beeches…