The BTO's BirdTrends report is a one-stop shop for information about the population status of the common breeding birds of the wider UK countryside.More Details
Wader populations on the UK’s open coast: results of the 2015/16 Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey (NEWS-III) and a review of population trends
Wader population trends on the UK's open coast
Newly published research from BTO underlines the importance of the UK’s rocky shores and sandy beaches for waterbird species.
The BTO's BirdTrends report is a one-stop shop for information about the population status of the common breeding birds of the wider UK countryside.
A comparison of breeding bird populations inside and outside of European Badger Meles meles control areas
New BTO research investigates the effect of Badger control on bird populations
Effect of a joint policy statement by nine UK shooting and rural organisations on the use of lead shotgun ammunition for hunting common pheasants Phasianus colchicus in Britain
New estimates of the size and trend of the world population of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper using three independent statistical models
Latitudinal variation in arrival and breeding phenology of the pied flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca using large-scale citizen science data
Citizen science reveals patterns in Pied Flycatcher breeding
New research uses data from BirdTrack and the Nest Record Scheme to investigate how adaptable breeding Pied Flycatchers are to a changing climate.
Contrasting long‐term trends in age‐specific survival of Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus) in Britain using smoothed estimates of recovery probabilities
Living fast: using ringing data to look at survival of British Peregrines
Long‐distance migrants vary migratory behaviour as much as short‐distance migrants: an individual‐level comparison from a seabird species with diverse migration strategies
Carryover effects of long-distance avian migration are weaker than effects of breeding environment in a partially migratory bird
Assessing the effects of wind farms on wildlife
New research involving BTO has developed a framework to identify how wildlife might be affected by renewable energy developments.
A counterfactual approach to measure the impact of wet grassland conservation on UK breeding bird populations
Providing an annual overview of the status of the UK’s breeding and non-breeding bird species in the UK, this year’s report highlights the continuing poor fortunes of the UK’s woodland birds, and the huge efforts of BTO volunteers collecting data.
Identifying small mammals from their high-pitched squeaks
Research published in British Wildlife by a team led by the BTO provides new possibilities for sound identification to be used as a non-invasive survey method.
The earlier arrival of spring, measured by plants flowering, insects emerging, and the timing of egg laying and migrants arriving in birds, is one of the most obvious impacts of climate change on t
It also features articles on monitoring Moorhen, Crossbills and Twite, creating a nest recording group, explains what researchers have done with the nests that have been supplied by nest recorders
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, our panel of five women conservationists from across the UK will discuss how they got to where they are today, what inspires them, and what their top tips are for a...