Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland support very significant components of the avifauna of the British Isles.
BTO works to make sure its monitoring projects cover the whole area, and offer maximum engagement and satisfaction to birdwatchers anywhere in our islands.
BTO Northern Ireland
BTO is particularly active in Northern Ireland: there are many ways for everyone to get involved.
Scotland is special. Its birds, habitats, and environmental challenges differ from those in other parts of the UK.
Support the future of our birds
The data our surveys produce help us drive positive change for the very special birds found in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
But increased pressure on funding is putting our surveys and data at risk.Donate today
Bird ID (3 sessions, Wednesdays 7pm)
The training involves three weekly online modules, with a large interactive component and complemented by supported self-study exercises. We place a strong emphasis on providing you with tools and techniques that will...
BirdTrack migration blog (end of October to mid November)
Even as we reach the beginning of November, autumn migration is still very evident. Birds continue to arrive in the UK from more northerly regions to spend the next few months here in our warmer winters, before...