BTO Blog


The BTO blog offers comment and perspective from a wide range of BTO staff and supporters, giving context and inviting discussion on various aspects of BTO's work. Read our series of posts by Young Birders and our seasonal migration blog posts. Don't forget to visit the Demography Blog (Demog Blog) for Ringing and Nest Recording stories, and following our  Cuckoo Blogs (part of our Cuckoo Tracking Project).

Whoopers Swans, Edmund Fellowes
Scott Mayson
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Migration blog (25 September – 1st October)

24 Sep 2020

The next few weeks see the peak in autumn migration with greater diversity and numbers of birds on the move than any other time of year. As with all migration, the intensity is very dependent on the weather, wind direction, cloud cover, rain and fog. They all play their part in the timings of birds migrating and deciding which species turn up where, and when.

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Our future - in your hands

Our future - in your hands

We are developing our youth engagement programme to find and nurture our surveyors of the future. With your help we can provide resources to educate, engage and empower.

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