Frequently asked questions
1) Can I record on more than one day?
The Garden Blackcap Survey is designed to be simple and quick to complete. It provides a snapshot of Blackcap behaviour in gardens during January. You can complete more than one Garden Blackcap Survey form if you wish, but we will only be able to include one survey day from each garden, selected at random, in our analyses.
2) What will the BTO do with these results?
We aim to publish the findings of this study in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. Findings will also be relayed to participants via email and through BTO publications.
Making the most of BirdTrack data
We have been working to produce useful summaries for bird reports using data from the millions of annual BirdTrack records.
Raptor ID virtual training (2 sessions, Thursdays 10am)
The training will consist of two weekly online modules of 90–100 minutes each, complemented by supported self-study exercises which will be provided after each session. The training will be run by BTO staff members Nick...