Build other birding skills
Developing bird survey skills
Joining a bird survey can be a great way of developing your skills and contributing vital data to our conservation efforts. Learn how to bridge the gap between birdwatching and biological recording.
Seawatching: getting started
With decent optics and good advice, seawatching can be thrilling - particularly during peak migration, when thousands of birds are flying along our coastline.
Counting large flocks with confidence
Increase your confidence counting large flocks, a key survey skill which gives us vital information about our bird populations.
How to monitor and record nests
Monitoring and recording nests is rewarding and provides valuable data about our birds. Learn how to begin.
Collecting evidence of breeding
What, why and how should you record when you notice evidence that birds are breeding?
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