Case Studies

Lesser Black-backed Gull. Gary Clewley
Making an impact

Read case studies that demonstrate how BTO volunteers and research scientists are able to address conservation and research challenges, to deliver impactful results. The studies also illustrate the value of public participation in science and the opportunities to engage new audiences with our work.

Artist Bruce Pearson working in the field in Senegal as part of the BTO/SWLA Flight Lines project
Featured Case Study

Introducing new audiences to work on migrant birds

Discover how art and the written word are increasing engagement with migrant birds and the challenges that they face

Yellowhammer by Jill Pakenham.

Assessing agri-environment schemes

BTO research is helping to shape the modern farmed landscape by informing agri-environment schemes.

BTO’s volunteers and research staff monitor change in the environment, delivering the information used to plan and assess conservation action, and informing decision-making processes for the benefits of society, wildlife and the natural world. Mike Toms, BTO Head of Communications