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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Paul Stancliffe
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BirdTrack migration blog – spring 2024 round up

07 Jun 2024

What a spring it has been! Warm southerlies in mid March got the spring migration ball rolling but there has been excitement most weeks since then. 

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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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