Ease of identification
We have classified all commonly occurring species according to their ease of identification. For example:
Calls and songs in identification
Using the online wildlife sound archive at xeno-canto, we have hand-picked a set of sound recordings that encapsulate the main vocalisations of each species.
If a species (or species with which it may often be confused) features in a BTO identification video, this will be shown here.
BirdTrack migration blog (end of October to mid November)
Even as we reach the beginning of November, autumn migration is still very evident. Birds continue to arrive in the UK from more northerly regions to spend the next few months here in our warmer winters, before...
Paper call for special HPAI issue
We are putting together a special issue of the BTO journal Bird Study to bring together research documenting the HPAI outbreak and its impacts on wild birds.