A world inspired by birds and informed by science.

Making birdwatching count

We empower 60,000 bird-enthusiasts to gather vital data, develop their skills and be part of a vibrant community.

Championing impartial science

We answer the most pressing questions about birds, through our thorough and impartial scientific research.

Sharing our bird knowledge

We communicate our knowledge and expertise to increase the value of birds and other wildlife for all.
Whooper Swans. Liz Cutting


From expert ringers to garden enthusiasts, we have a range of projects to suit everyone.
Fieldfare by Liz Cutting

Garden BirdWatch

Help with research into garden wildlife by joining our Garden BirdWatch community.
Waxwing. Liz Cutting / BTO

Join BTO today

Choose from a range of memberships including a monthly subscription, Life, Young Birder or Gift membership.
Waxwing. Liz Cutting / BTO

Guides and courses

Improve your birding, fieldcraft and surveying skills. Browse our range of helpful guides and training courses.