BTO House Martin Appeal

House Martins are thought to have declined by 16% in the UK in the last ten years. Worryingly in England there have been declines of 65% longer term which has led to the House Martin being amber listed as a species of conservation concern. BTO's Goal We want to stop House Martins from slipping on... Continue Reading →

International Golden Plover Survey

There will be a coordinated census of Golden Plovers across Europe this weekend of 11-12 October, repeating comparable surveys carried out in 2008 and 2003. The majority of Golden Plover are concentrated in northwest Europe in October, making it the best time to assess the population.  As in 2008, the BTO will be collating all counts... Continue Reading →

Welsh Ornithological Society Conference 2014

The programme for this year’s annual Welsh Ornithological Society conference in association with BTO and RSPB is now available. The event will be held at Ruthin in North Wales. 2014 Conference Saturday 12 November Theatr John Ambrose, Ysgol Brynhyfryd, Ruthin, LL15 1EG WOS Lifetime Achievement Awards and the 2014 Student Research Award, presented by Iolo... Continue Reading →

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