Over the next few weeks, Grey Herons will be returning to begin another new breeding season. For some birders, it marks the start of the BTO Heronries Census, the longest running survey of its kind in the world. Counting nests provides by far the most efficient and accurate measure of breeding numbers for most colonial birds. In our... Continue Reading →
This year's batch of survey forms and cards for the Heronries Census, Breeding Birds Survey (BBS) and Waterways Breeding Birds Survey (WBBS) have now been posted to volunteers. They should be with you later this week. Thanks to all for continuing to take part in these important annual surveys.