The British Trust for Ornithology
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
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.
Tackling the challenge of avian influenza
Director of Science James Pearce-Higgins discusses Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza and BTO's role in the response to the current outbreak.