The British Trust for Ornithology
The BTO is the charity dedicated to research on wild birds. Through its volunteer network, it monitors populations by organising long-term surveys, and carries out research related to bird conservation.
The Joint Nature Conservation Committee
The JNCC is the statutory adviser to UK government and devolved administrations on UK and international nature conservation. Its work contributes to maintaining and enriching biological diversity, conserving geological features and sustaining natural systems.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
The RSPB speaks out for birds and wildlife, takling the problems that threaten our environment. Nature is amazing - help us keep it that way. RSPB belongs to BirdLife International, the global partnership of bird conservation organisations.
BBS Steering Group
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Understanding Curlew populations in Wales
Several tracking projects combine to determine the migration routes, wintering locations and breeding season movements of Welsh Curlew.
Our volunteers: the beating heart of BTO data
Head and Principal Ecologist, David Noble, shares why volunteer-collected data are so important for an organisation like BTO.