Heronry Survey

Heronry Survey Started in 1928, this is the longest running continuous survey in Britain.  More recently interest has been added by the spread of Little Egrets.   More BTO information can be found here.   BTO HERONRIES CENSUS 2013   Every year we aim to survey the number of occupied nests at Heron colonies.  Little Egret…

Woodcock

BTO/GWCT Woodcock Survey This is an on-line survey – surveyors will be able to select their sites and enter data once the on-line systems are up and running in early 2013. Woodcock is the only species of wading bird in Britain and Ireland that is adapted to breed in woodland, both broad-leaved and coniferous. Its…

Nightingale Survey 2012

BTO Interested? Please contact Mick Wright (micktwright@btinternet.com) (01473 710032) for further information or to be allocated a tetrad in Suffolk to survey for nightingales in 2012. Please note the survey has been extended by a week to May 20th. There are 350 tetrads selected for surveying, with 258 of these being priorities for the nocturnal…

BTO Atlas 2007-2011

The Bird Atlas 2007-11 is a huge and exciting project that will map the abundance and distribution of birds in Britain and Ireland during the breeding season and winter. It will be fascinating to look at the changes in distribution since the last breeding and wintering atlases.   There have been two previous breeding atlases (1968-72 and…