BTO West Midlands Conference 2021

Arctic Tern
BTO Local Regions
Saturday, November 13, 2021 -
15:00 to 18:00
Fully booked

Join us online for the BTO West Midlands Conference 2021.



BTO West Midlands conference is going virtual with an afternoon of talks you can watch from the comfort of your home for just £5. The conference will be held online using Zoom.

15.00 Welcome

15.05 Making your birding count - bird recording at a local scaleCraig Reed
Birders are a key part in the monitoring of our bird populations, covering a wider area and submitting more records than ever before. This talk looks at how to make the most of your records to benefit species monitoring in your local region and how that data is used by county recorders.

15.35 BirdTrackScott Mayson, BTO
This short talk will provide an introduction to BirdTrack, what it is about, where and how the records are used and how you can get the most from BirdTrack, be that as a beginner or a more experienced user.

16.05 Break

16.20 The “Salop Obs”- Tom Lowe
Birding from the garden since way before it was cool/enforced by lockdown. Dabbling in VisMig, NocMig, big sits, thermal birding and moth trapping.

16.40 How your birdwatching records are used in Europe - Dawn Balmer, BTO
The talk will show how your general birdwatching records and data from the surveys you take part in are used in projects and schemes across Europe.

17.20 General Q&A

17.45 Close