Nearly 3000 records have now been submitted through the Abnormal Plumage Survey. This brilliant response has enabled preliminary results to be compiled and published. Blackbirds have, so far, been the real stars of the survey, with almost 1000 sightings of unusual-looking birds logged. However, many other species, sporting a wide range of plumage abnormalities, have also been spotted. Find out which ones, how they have been affected and where they are being seen…
Widening BTO's appeal
Andy Clements, BTO's Chief Executive, looks at how BTO can engage new audiences.
Scottish Birdwatchers' Conference
Every year the Scottish Ornithologist's Club arrange a one-day Scottish Birdwatchers’ Conference, organised by a local branch of the SOC, in conjunction with BTO Scotland.