Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
Frigatebirds are highly maneuverable aerial predators of tropical waters. The five species all breed in large colonies in trees on tropical islands. During courtship the males (which are mostly black) extend a large, vivid scarlet throat pouch to attract a mate.
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.
Climate change in a warming world
BTO science contributes to our understanding of future scenarios, and informing policies and conservation management strategies to help species adapt.