Welcome to BirdFacts

Here you will find information about Britain's birds, where they live, what they do, and links to the latest survey results.

Click on the button below to see a list of species or search BirdFacts by typing a name in the search box.

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Ringed Plover. Photograph by BTO
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Alternatively, browse by scientific name or in 16 other languages

For more information use the About Menu on the left, for details on each entry, click the Question mark button.

If you spot any errors, missing information, or have a picture we could use for a species that does not have one already, please email us: birdfacts [at] bto [dot] org.

Seen a bird you can't identify? Try to take a photograph and visit the iSpot website for help.