BTO Blog

Our blog offers specialist insight and unique perspective from a wide range of BTO staff, volunteers and guest writers, giving context and inviting discussion on various aspects of our work. It includes:

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Reed Warbler, by Liz Cutting / BTO
Paul Stancliffe
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BirdTrack migration blog (24–31 May)

24 May 2024

It has been a very interesting week here in central Portugal. The temperatures, hovering around 20 degrees, have been low for the time of the year and the winds have been strong and from the north.

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Swifts, by Philip Croft / BTO

BirdTrack migration blog (26 April–2 May)

Last week’s blog predicted the possible early arrival of Bee-eaters in the UK. Sadly, the only individual recorded was a bird found dead in a Dorset garden. Continuing the theme, Bee-eaters are still moving in strength through southern Europe. The weather forecast for the next week promises favourable conditions for the arrival of birds from the south and south-east, and Bee-eaters are likely to be among them.

26 Apr 2024


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