Bird Club Partners
The UK is fortunate in having a great tradition of local bird clubs and natural history societies. These clubs play an important role in engaging bird watchers and helping them to develop their field skills. Many clubs produce county reports and undertake regional surveys in addition to contributing large amounts of information to BTO national surveys such as Bird Atlas 2007-11.
BTO recognises the important role that bird clubs and natural history societies play and encourages its members to support their local club.
The BTO birdclub partnership provides clubs with an opportunity to be featured on the BTO website and to have their Annual Bird Report advertised for free in our member's magazine BTO News.
It's free to join and you will receive our member magazine, BTO News, and enjoy free advertising for your annual bird reports. We are also happy to provide speakers at meetings and help organise regional events.
Widening BTO's appeal
Andy Clements, BTO's Chief Executive, looks at how BTO can engage new audiences.
Scottish Birdwatchers' Conference
Every year the Scottish Ornithologist's Club arrange a one-day Scottish Birdwatchers’ Conference, organised by a local branch of the SOC, in conjunction with BTO Scotland.