Welcome to the BTO

Looking out for birds? Share your interest in birds with others by being part of the BTO. Volunteer surveyors, members and staff work in partnership to provide unbiased information about birds and their habitats. Join or volunteer today and make birds count!

Bird Atlas 2007-11

Best Bird Book of the Year 2014

Bird Atlas 2007-11: the breeding and wintering birds of Britain and Ireland, has been awarded the prestigious British Birds/BTO Best Bird Book of the Year 2014. Containing maps for 296 regular breeding and wintering birds in Britain and Ireland, this book will set the conservation agenda for Britain’s birds for the next twenty-years and is a must for anyone interested in where our birds are, and how they are doing. Get yours here.

Nuthatch by Edmund Fellowes

Still not too late

National Nest Box Week has been and gone but it is still not too late to put up a nest box in your garden and, if you are lucky enough to have it occupied don’t forget to tell us by taking part in Nest Box Challenge

Bullfinch by John Harding

BTO Winter Raffle results

Thanks to everyone who returned tickets and played online, enabling us to raise £32,591 in sales and donations, to support our work looking out for birds. Winners have now been notified by email or post and the winning ticket numbers can be found here.  We really appreciate your support. 

Join us at one of our regional meetings

Upcoming events

Regional conferences provide great opportunities to meet other birders and ringers and to hear about national and local projects. Next month you can join us at the Northeast Ringers' Conference in Bishop Monkton on the 7th March, the Yorkshire Birdwatchers' Conference in York on 14th March or the Herts Birdclub Conference on 21st March. Visit our events pages for more information on any of these events. 

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