Welcome to BirdFacts
Information about Britain's birds, where they live, what they do, and links to the latest survey results.
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More information about BirdFacts. For details on each type of data, click the relevant ? button on the species listing page.
If you spot any errors, missing information, or have a picture we could use for a species that does not have one already, please email us: birdfacts [at] bto.org.
Seen a bird you can't identify? Try to take a photograph and visit the iSpot website for help.
What we can learn from 25 years of watching gardens
Exploring the value of a complete quarter-century of weekly garden bird observations from BTO's Garden BirdWatch covering the length and breadth of the country.
The urban sprawl
BTO's Head and Principal Ecologist, Gavin Siriwardena, explains how the urban landscape is affecting our wild bird populations.