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.
Working in partnership for seabirds
BTO has joined JNCC and RSPB in a key milestone for the Seabird Monitoring Programme.
Tracking Lesser Black-backed Gull behaviour around windfarms
GPS technology data reveals a detailed picture which may be used to inform future collision risk assessments when new offshore developments are proposed.
More ways we work
The BB/BTO Best Bird Book of the Year - 2021
British Birds and the British Trust for Ornithology are pleased to announce the winner of the award for Best Bird Book of the Year 2021.
Migration blog review of 2021
Whilst 2021 was a stop start year for many of us the same could be said for migrating birds, but for very different reasons.
Avian Influenza ('Avian flu')
Advice on feeding wild birds, for ringers and nest recorders, and for survey participants. Also, read our guidance on reporting a dead bird.