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.
Youth Summit 2024 – much more than we hoped for
Read how dedicated volunteers, speakers and partners all came together to make this an incredible second Summit.
Future impact of climate change on threatened seabirds
New BTO research predicts seabird declines of up to 90% by 2050 in Britain and Ireland under a ‘business as usual’ climate scenario.
More ways we work
Unlocking the secrets of European bats
Discover the groundbreaking work of our bat acoustics specialist, Stuart Newson, as he unveils his cutting-edge research on bat social calls and feeding buzzes.
BirdTrack migration blog – early spring
It may still feel like winter but for some species, the increasing temperatures and lengthening days have already kick-started spring migration, with birds starting to arrive and depart across Britain and Ireland.
Guidance information for volunteer fieldworkers
Information about insurance, access rights, safeguarding, health and safety, and our Fieldwork Hazard Checklist.