Welcome to BirdFacts
Information about Britain's birds, where they live, what they do, and links to the latest survey results.
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More information about BirdFacts. For details on each type of data, click the relevant ? button on the species listing page.
If you spot any errors, missing information, or have a picture we could use for a species that does not have one already, please email us: birdfacts [at] bto.org.
Seen a bird you can't identify? Try to take a photograph and visit the iSpot website for help.
Migration blog (3rd – 9th September)
With the first days of Autumn upon us and the breeding season over for many species, the focus is now on preparing for the coming winter months.
Counting birds and the Wetland Bird Survey (Wednesday 22 September, 10am)
This course involves one online session of about 1 hour 45 minutes, with a trainer:participant ratio of about 1:30. Participants' microphones are muted during the presentations but there is a large interactive component...