LifeCycle - Issue 5, Spring 2017
Published: June 2017
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Issue 5 contains the annual breeding season results for 2016 as well as a four-page special celebrating the 35th and 20th anniversaries of CES and RAS. In addition, there are articles on finding Yellowhammer nests, the work of the Treshnish Isles Auk Ringing Group, recording moult, using thermal-imaging cameras to locate birds and much more.
Our volunteers: the beating heart of BTO data
Head and Principal Ecologist, David Noble, shares why volunteer-collected data are so important for an organisation like BTO.
What we can learn from 25 years of watching gardens
Exploring the value of a complete quarter-century of weekly garden bird observations from BTO's Garden BirdWatch covering the length and breadth of the country.