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Become a member

Support our work by becoming a BTO member. You’ll receive great benefits too..

..and receive choose between the first editions of these brilliant new photographic guides (Common and Rare British birds), co-authored by BTO's Paul Stancliffe.


Gift membership

BTO gift membership makes the perfect gift for anyone interested in birds and includes the free membership gift as above.

Current Appeals

Our appeals raise funds for key projects.

Skylark by Anne CottonFarmland Bird Appeal

Help us to understand why farmland bird populations are struggling, despite conservation action, and find management solutions that work to help reverse their declines.

House Martin by Doug Welch

House Martin Appeal
Help us understand why House Martins are declining by gathering vital information through a new House Martin survey. 

Bullfinch by Rosie Rees

Beyond the maps
Help us with our ambitious two year programme of scientific research using data from Bird Atlas 2007–11 to inform conservation actions for birds.


Fundraising activities


Raise funds for the BTO by cycling, walking  or running, or celebrate a birthday or anniversary with us. 




Remember Britain’s birds in your will.



Donate to support our work

The BTO's work is dependent on charitable giving. Please make a donation to support our work, and together we can develop our understanding of the ever-changing fortunes of Britain’s birds and make a real difference to their future.


Corporate support

BTO Corporate Membership


The BTO - Looking out for birds with Business. Find out more about the BTO's new Corporate Membership Scheme and other ways in which we work with business


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