Donate to the British Trust for Ornithology

Little Grebe. Photograph by Ron McCombe

Each year we need to raise thousands of pounds to fund our research and monitoring of Britain's bird populations. The data obtained from our work provides crucial evidence for the conservation of bird species and habitats.

Ways to donate

Choose to support a specific appeal or the whole breadth of our work via the methods below.

Set up a regular monthly donation by Direct Debit

You can set up a regular monthly Direct Debit payment to us online. Regular donations really help us to plan our work in the future. It's fast, easy and secure and you can cancel at any time.

Make a single donation online today

Make a single donation online today using our secure payment system.

Donate to our Operation Wader Appeal

We urgently need funds to help breeding waders thrive once more.

Other ways to donate

Make a donation through Paypal

Pay by card over the phone

You can also choose to make a card payment over the phone by calling our headquarters on 01842 750050.

Send a cheque

Or you can send a cheque made payable to the 'British Trust for Ornithology' to The Fundraising Team, BTO, The Nunnery, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2PU

Don't forget to Gift Aid your donation if you are a tax payer - just fill out a declaration form and send it back to us. We can then reclaim 25p out of every pound from the government. Download a copy of our Gift Aid declaration form - 

Thank you for your support.