During summer 2011, 20 Nightjars were tagged in Thetford Forest in order to discover the poorly known migration routes and wintering areas of our breeding population; supported by Biotrack. Following advances in GPS tracking technology, 30 high resolution loggers have been deployed since 2015, which have yielded an extremely detailed wealth of migration data for the nine individuals recaught to date.
Scotland's winter visitors: why and how do they migrate?
From geese and swans to thrushes and warblers, discover the secrets of our winter birds' migration.
BTO Data Reports
Our reports provide rigorous scientific information to inform Environmental Impact Assessments in the UK.