Nest Record Scheme Taster Day, 2018

Have you ever considered becoming a BTO nest recorder but felt unsure about how to get started? 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. This important data can form a key part of the information required... Continue Reading →

A New Generation of Nest Recorders: BTO Glamorgan Nest Recording Day 2017

A fine May morning in South Wales, beautiful countryside filled with birdsong and a full house of enthusiastic participants sharing together the highs of finding new nests containing eggs or chicks, and the lows of coming across newly predated nests. These are the headlines from this year’s BTO Glamorgan ‘Nest Recording Taster Day’ held on... Continue Reading →

BTO Nest Record Scheme Taster Day, Rudry Common, Sunday May 8th

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 a dozen active nest... Continue Reading →

National Nest Box Week, 2011

The annual National Nest Box Week runs from 14-21 February. There is some evidence to suggest that birds using nest boxes are more successful than those that don't.  We also know that boxes are used in winter as roost sites. Building a nest box is not difficult, so why not give it a go this... Continue Reading →

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