Focal research areas
Investigating the complex factors contributing to the rapid decline of Afro-Palaearctic migrants.
Informing the national forest strategies to maximise effective landscape-scale conservation within the UK.
Maintaining our core monitoring work, while diversifying surveys and broadening our supporter base.
Delivering conservation strategies that ensure sustainable populations of our breeding waders.
Meet our national teams
BTO has offices based in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, providing local habitat and species expertise for our scientific research, and closer support for volunteers across the UK.
BirdTrack migration blog – early spring
It may still feel like winter but for some species, the increasing temperatures and lengthening days have already kick-started spring migration, with birds starting to arrive and depart across Britain and Ireland.
Art and the written word increase engagement with migrant birds
Discover how art and the written word are increasing engagement with migrant birds and the challenges that they face