Arctic Tern. Edmund Fellowes

Britain and Ireland’s seabirds are in trouble and we need your support. Without it, our seabirds could be lost forever.

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How you can help

BTO Birdcamp 2018. Robert Read
Help us understand birds and the threats they face

There are lots of ways you can contribute. Many help us by taking part in our fieldwork surveys - but you can support us as a member, become a regional organiser, help at an event, or donate to an appeal. However you choose to support us - thank you.

WeBS counting. Photograph by Teresa Frost

Featured project

Wetland Bird Survey

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WeBS surveyors monitor the UK's internationally important non-breeding waterbirds. Following a tradition begun in 1947, wetland sites are counted once per month, providing data for population and trends in abundance and distribution.

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BTO relies on gifts in wills from supporters like you who are passionate about birds and the environment. Such gifts are vital to BTO continuing its research and informing positive conservation outcomes.

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If you value impartial science that makes a difference, support BTO with a regular donation.

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Kittiwake. Richard Jackson
Featured appeal

Our Lost Seabirds

The UK’s seabirds are struggling and they need our help to survive. BTO’s new campaign – Our Lost Seabirds – aims to turn the tide.


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