The Breeding Bird Survey is run by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and is jointly funded by BTO, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) (on behalf of the statutory nature conservation agencies: Natural Resources Wales, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Northern Ireland, Natural England and Scottish Natural Heritage), and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
The British Trust for Ornithology
The BTO is the charity dedicated to research on wild birds. Through its volunteer network, it monitors populations by organising long-term surveys, and carries out research related to bird conservation.
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee
The JNCC is the statutory adviser to UK government and devolved administrations on UK and international nature conservation. Its work contributes to maintaining and enriching biological diversity, conserving geological features and sustaining natural systems.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, takling the problems that threaten our environment. Nature is amazing - help us keep it that way. RSPB belongs to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.