A world inspired by birds and informed by science.
Making birdwatching countWe empower 60,000 bird-enthusiasts to gather vital data, develop their skills and be part of a vibrant community.
Championing impartial scienceWe answer the most pressing questions about birds, through our thorough and impartial scientific research.
Sharing our bird knowledgeWe communicate our knowledge and expertise to increase the value of birds and other wildlife for all.
Open access atlases
BTO has been working with volunteer-sourced atlas data for many decades. Now we are taking the bold step of making the full archive of distribution data freely available for anyone to use.
Promoting BTO science - walking the line
Can we move and inspire people with passionate, powerful communications without compromising our impartiality and scientific credentials?
Tickets are now on sale for Spurn Migration Festival 2019. The festival runs from 6-8 September and will celebrate the autumn migration of birds.
Key changes to the new BTO website
Get a quick round-up of the key changes to the relaunched BTO website.
Making agri-environment schemes effective
BTO research is helping to shape the modern farmed landscape by informing agri-environment schemes.
Support BTO by becoming a member, and receive a wonderful welcome gift -
receive a copy of Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide or Collins BTO Guide to British Birds
Gift memberships are also available.