2018: a Great Year for Ringing & Nest Recording in Glamorgan

The BTO’s 2018 Online Ringing and Nest Recording Report has just been released - but it’s absolutely not just for ringers and nest recorders. It’ll be of great interest to most birders, crammed full of fascinating info gathered on bird movements and species longevity records from recoveries and re-traps of ringed birds. It also contains... Continue Reading →

BTO Nest Record Scheme Taster Day, 2017

Have you ever considered becoming a BTO nest recorder but felt unsure about how to get started? The BTO’s Nest Record Scheme (NRS) gathers vital information on the breeding success of Britain’s birds by asking volunteers to find and follow the progress of individual birds’ nests. There are currently only around eight or nine active... Continue Reading →

I found these interesting . . . .

Just a couple of things I picked up online this week which may be of interest: BBC Radio 4 Living World: Nest Finder of Dartmoor Mark Lawrence is a brilliant nest finder and contributes 100s of Nest Records to the BTO’s Nest Record Scheme.  The nests he finds are hidden deep in the bracken, gorse... Continue Reading →

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