List of Protected Birds
All birds which have special protection during the breeding season anywhere in Britain and Ireland are listed below together with a Y to indicate the country in which they are specially protected. You will need a specific licence or permit to approach an active nest or adult with dependent young in the country specified.
Choose the first letter of the English name:
BTO research harnesses citizen science to make breakthroughs in bat monitoring
Bat monitoring has traditionally been challenging, because most species are nocturnal, wide-ranging and difficult to identify. Whilst the National Bat Monitoring Programme run by the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT)...
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.