BBS partners

The BTO/JNCC/RSPB Breeding Bird Survey is a partnership jointly funded by the BTORSPB and JNCC with fieldwork conducted by volunteers. 

The British Trust for Ornithology

The Nunnery
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The BTO is the charity dedicated to research on wild birds.  Through its volunteer network, it monitors populations by organising long-term surveys, and carries out research related to bird conservation.

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee

Monkstone House
City Road

The JNCC is the statutory adviser to UK government and devolved administrations on UK and international nature conservation.  Its work contributes to maintaining and enriching biological diversity, conserving geological features and sustaining natural systems.   

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Lodge
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The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, takling the problems that threaten our environment.  Nature is amazing - help us keep it that way.  RSPB belongs to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.

BBS Steering Group

The members of the BBS Steering Committee are James Pearce-Higgins (Chair, BTO), Paul Woodcock (JNCC), Mark Eaton (RSPB), David Noble (BTO), Simon Gillings (BTO) and Dawn Balmer (BTO).

Contact the BBS National Organiser:

Sarah Harris, British Trust for Ornithology
Email: bbs [at]
Phone: 01842 750050
BBS website:

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