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Hawfinch by Chris Knights

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Everything you need to know about the robin

The whinchat, still around on Fair Isle © Ron Marshall/BTO

It looks like there will be a blocking weather front just north of the mountains that will probably stop any birds moving in to it in their tracks.

Find the Gap: European Breeding Bird Atlas 2

Brambling by Allan Drewitt

willow warbler copyright Ron Marshall/BTO

House martin copyright John Harding/BTO

Nightingale (Credit: Edmund Fellowes/BTO)

Photo by Jill Pakenham

A matter of life and death


Chiffchaff by Alex Berryman

This should really open the floodgates for our migrants, both those making their way here and for those leaving. I still have Bramblings in my garden but ...

Mediterranean Gull by Neil Cowley

Meadow Pipit by Jill Pakenham/BTO

Brent Goose by John Harding

The Black Guillemot wearing the ring EP35353 hatched on 27 June 1988 and was ringed nine days later in Bangor Marina, Co Down, Northern Ireland, ...

BTO Northern Ireland

... BTO are alive in or close to the Congo Basin, and we also have news of other controlled birds in The Gambia (a blog post to come about this shortly ...

I was part of the team, my second trip, and we managed to catch 1200 birds of 121 species during the 10 day ringing session. Good numbers of herons, ...

As the climate changes, new areas become potentially suitable for different bird species. Most studies focus on rising temperatures, finding that species ...

Curlew by Amy Lewis

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Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East (T & AD Poyser): R. F. Porter, Steen Christensen, P. Schiermacker-Hansen: 9780856610769: Amazon.com: Books

Blue Tit is one of the most familiar species at garden feeders across Britain and Europe, our generosity may be having adverse effects on them (Raffaele ...

Whimbrel ring recoveries from BTO. Whimbrel images by Ben Porter

Gannets in flight over the Bass Rock in the Firth of Forth

This new paper from Ian Johnstone and RSPB colleagues, in The BTO journal Bird Study, provides some interesting evidence as to how the distribution of ...

This is hardly surprising as the news from Spurn on the Yorkshire coast, as reported on the BTO blog, was that there were over 21,000 Redwing, ...

A compact and informative field guide which covers more than 200 of the most common birds found in Britain. Features concise descriptions of each ...

cuckoo in flight (Credit: Edmund Fellowes/BTO)

Female ptarmigan

Sandwich Tern

As Britain's birdlife takes flight, skies of my youth are changing for ever | Environment | The Guardian

Birds of the Middle East: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)

Dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis. Click image for a larger view in its own window. Photo by Dawn Bailey and appears here by permission. Birds in Science


Avocet 5239200 was ringed as a chick in the Beltringharder Koog, on the German north sea coast on 20th June 1992, making this bird 18 years old and a ...

A once-in-a-lifetime photograph of a Common (Eurasian) Kingfisher, Alcedo atthis.

House Martins slow to return to breeding sites

House Martin 1 (John Harding)

Our next #BSW18 experiment looks at the distance birds will travel to get a free meal... Download it here and share your results with us! ...

Groups of House Martins are regularly observed collecting mud from puddles in spring (Photo: Marc FASOL)

Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin

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Blackbird nest

Goldcrest by Jill Pakenham

I'm needed to change another nappy.

Barred Warbler by Moss Taylor/BTO

Birds and bees… News ...

'Shocking' decline of UK countryside birds revealed | Environment | The Guardian

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 3 (Hoatzin to Auks) (English, French, German and Spanish Edition): Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, Jordi Sargatal ...

The chiffchaff, a sign that summer isn't quite over © www.grayimages.co.uk/ BTO

Flame-proof seabirds: Our latest results show Scottish herring gulls contain flame retardants at levels capable of causing harm #ornithologypic.twitter.com/ ...


House Sparrows by John Harding

House Martin Birds

Coal Tit - Lee Barber

Starlings (photo copyright: John Harding/BTO)

Cuckoo by Edmund Fellowes

Puffins could soon disappear from the UK

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The Birds of Pakistan: Volume 1: Regional Studies and Non-Passeriformes: T. J. Roberts: 9780195774047: Amazon.com: Books

The Group has since its formation undertaken the safe capture and ringing of both full-grown birds and nestlings. We take biometrics on all the birds we ...

Birds of Prey Day – John Moore Museum – Sat 10 Feb

Pheasants on top of fence by Heather Hole

Collins Bird Guide on the App Store

Long-tailed tit (credit: Edmund Fellowes / BTO)

Hope @_BTO sells more 'Time to Fly' books. Thanks, Chris! https://wadertales.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/which-wader-when-and-why/ …pic.twitter.com/9F970PCHyv

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Collins Bird Guide on the App Store

Collins Bird Guide on the App Store

A pastime

The Birds of Egypt: Steven M. Goodman, Peter L. Meininger: 9780198576440: Amazon.com: Books

Blackbird (photo copyright: Ron Marshall/BTO)

Flying squad

Uses lots of data collected by @_BTO volunteers, working with @JNCC_UK & @RSPBScience https://tommfinch.wordpress.com/2018/07/05/apocalypse-now/ ...

Chris Packham, Dawn Balmer and Andy Clements


Swallow, copyright Tommy Holden/BTO

Amazing facts about swallows

From Russia to Spain – holiday destinations of our birds

Northern Wheatear

The British Trust for Ornithology predicts the turtle dove could go extinct as a British breeding bird by the year 2025. Photograph: Alamy


Cattle Egret- a new migrant today that flew in towards dusk. Could have originated from either side of the Atlantic.

Steve Young/Alamy

Evading capture

Meadow Pipit Nest 2015 b

Cuckoo – photo by Pete Curran