Ruff, with their variable size and plumage, often present identification issues. However, by learning how to recognise Ruff in their various guises through this video, you’ll be able to pick them out with confidence, and have a great reference point for identifying other similar-looking waders.
BTO bird identification videos are supported by Natureguides
Natureguides kindly provide species video clips for our bird identification videos.
Science - Latest research
Too wet to nest?
A common issue that many analysts of biological data encounter is that of detectability. For a human population we can (in principle) count every individual. For wildlife though, things are trickier, and only rarely is...
Avian influenza - the disease, its impacts and our work
From symptoms and outbreaks to impacts and mitigation, learn more about avian flu and our dedication to tackling it.
Share this page