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.
Citizen science takes centre stage at the virtual autumn British Ornithologists’ Union 2022 Conference
This year’s virtual BOU Autumn Scienctific Meeting brought together researchers active in the field of citizen science to share their latest work.
Identifying, understanding and solving conservation issues
BTO's CEO Juliet explains how we use our data to drive positive change for the UK's birds.
More ways we work
Guidance information for volunteer fieldworkers in the UK
Information about insurance, access rights, safeguarding and surveyor health and safety.
Tackling the challenge of avian influenza
Our Director of Science James Pearce-Higgins discusses Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and BTO's role in the response to the current outbreak.
BTO is dedicated to tackling the challenge of avian influenza. Learn about the disease, its impact on our wild birds and BTO's efforts to mitigate its impacts.