London Natural History Society The place for wildlife in London

London Natural History Society - The place for wildlife in London

If you need to get in touch please use one of the following methods, depending on the nature of your enquiry. Please bear in mind that the LNHS is run by volunteeers and has no full-time staff, so in some cases it will be a few days before you receive a response.

Membership enquiries


How to Join

Details of membership rates and how to join are given on the How to join page.

Current members: change of address or personal details

  • If you are an existing member who wants to notify a change of address or other changes to your personal details, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Alternatively you can write to the membership secretary at the postal address given on the application form downloadable from the How to join page.

Data protection and privacy enquiries

If you have provided personal data to the Society you have the following rights under the General Data Protection Regulation listed in the LNHS Privacy Notice. If you would like further information about these rights or to exercise then please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or using the alternative contact methods listed in current LNHS publications (i.e. The London Naturalist, LNHS Programme and LNHS Newsletter).

General enquiries (including press, website and virtual talk enquries)


To contact the Society regarding any subject not listed in the following paragraphs, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To enquire about the LNHS Virtual Natural History Talk series or submit a speaker application form, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are from the press or the media please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Website enquiries

To report any technical issues or suggest edits/links to the website please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To submit a news article to the website please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Library & Publications


Library enquiries

For help with accessing and using the library please email the Librarian

Birds Reading Circle enquiries

Details of how to subscribe to the Birds Reading Circle are provided in the printed version of the Society's programme that is sent to current members, and subscription forms are sent out with December's Newsletter.

Contacting publication editors

  • The London Naturalist: For editorial matters and to submit papers please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • London Bird Report:  For editorial matters and to submit papers please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • LNHS Newsletter: For editorial matter or to submit content please email the LNHS Newsletter Editor

Buying back issues

Many back issues of London Bird Report (from the 1950s onwards) and all back issues of The London Naturalist (from 1966 onwards) are available for purchase. To enquire about purchasing back issues of either of these publications (including availability and pricing) please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Please note that the Society does not yet have facilities to accept online payments for publications. Cheques should be made payable to 'London Natural History Society'.

Enquiries about London Bird Club


To enquire about getting involved with the London Bird Club, including attending committee meetings as a guest, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
To request a copy of the London Bird Club AGM minutes please email the LBC Secretary.
To enquire about London Bird Club field meetings please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Enquries about the Botany Section


To enquire about getting involved with the Botany section please email the Botany Chair.

Enquiries about Ecology & Entomology Section


To enquire about getting involved with the Ecology & Entomology section please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Enquiries about Bookham Common Survey


For general information about the survey see the Bookham Common Survey page. For more information please phone Steve Mellor (01372 456143).

Enquiries about the Hampstead Heath Survey


To enquire about getting involved with the Hampstead Heath Survey please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Submitting Records: Details of Recorders


Bird recorders are listed on the London Bird Club page.
Recorders for all other groups are listed on the Recording page.