A world inspired by birds and informed by science.
Making birdwatching countWe empower 60,000 bird-enthusiasts to gather vital data, develop their skills and be part of a vibrant community.
Championing impartial scienceWe answer the most pressing questions about birds, through our thorough and impartial scientific research.
Sharing our bird knowledgeWe communicate our knowledge and expertise to increase the value of birds and other wildlife for all.
Open access atlases
BTO has been working with volunteer-sourced atlas data for many decades. Now we are taking the bold step of making the full archive of distribution data freely available for anyone to use.
Climate change in a warming world
BTO science contributes to our understanding of future scenarios, and informing policies and conservation management strategies to help species adapt.
Is bird feeding changing Britain's garden bird communities?
Newly published research from BTO shows how the popular pastime of feeding the birds is significantly shaping garden bird communities in Britain.
Tickets are now on sale for Spurn Migration Festival 2019. The festival runs from 6-8 September and will celebrate the autumn migration of birds.
Key changes to the new BTO website
Get a quick round-up of the key changes to the relaunched BTO website.