BTO's science teams cover a wide-range of research areas, encompassing a number of ongoing projects. We regularly review our strategy and work plan to ensure we prioritise the issues that matters most. Here are a few of the areas that we are focusing on now.
Investigating the complex factors contributing to the rapid decline of Afro-Palaearctic migrants.
Informing the national forest strategies to maximise effective landscape-scale conservation within the UK.
Maintaining our core monitoring work, while diversifying surveys and broadening our supporter base.
Delivering conservation strategies that ensure sustainable populations of our breeding waders.
Meet our national teams
BTO has offices based in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing local habitat and species expertise for our scientific research, and closer support for volunteers across the UK.
Bird migration - a masterclass
Steve Portugal explains why and how birds undertake long and perilous migratory journeys.