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Read the BTO view on participating in surveys during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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Citizen Science in Shetland
BTO volunteer Hugh Tooby shares his journey through Shetland as part of the Upland Rovers scheme.
WeBS Report now offers individual country trends
The latest BTO/RSPB/JNCC Wetland Bird Survey report has been published, including data from September 1966 up to June 2019.
Migration Blog (2nd April - 8th April)
Birdtrack organiser Scott Mayson reveals what species have been on the move during the last week and what we can expect over the weekend and into next week.
Butterflies bounce back
The summer of 2019 provided another welcome boost to butterfly populations, according to the latest results from the annual UK Butterfly Monitoring Scheme (UKBMS).
BTO and COVID-19
The BTO view on participating in surveys during the Coronavirus pandemic (UPDATED- 24.3.2020).