Jun 012018
Spotted Flycatcher decline

Have you seen a spotted flycatcher this year?    According to data from the BTO spotted flycatcher numbers have declined by 39% between 1995-2016.   To view the data, please follow this link.   The good news is that they are apparently thriving in Scotland where there has been a 66% increase between 2011-2016 – maybe they […]

BTO Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey

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Jan 162016
BTO Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey

The BTO are looking for people to carry out a survey of non-estuarine waterbirds. The survey of 2km stretches of coastline finishes on the 31st January 2016.   So if you have some spare time, and are interested in taking part follow the link here.   The website will put you in touch with the survey organisers […]

Mar 162012

I came across this page on the BTO website and thought some of you may like to practice your id skills, especially with some spring migrants already arriving (1st Wheatear of the year at Dungeness yesterday): BTO Bird ID videos Alan

Redwing & Fieldfare

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Oct 162011

We should soon be seeing redwings & fieldfares (they are already with my friend in Preston, Lancs. in large numbers), and the BTO are looking for help in data collection. It’s really easy, just go onto the BTO website, log into Birdtrack, and complete the details.  All they are asking for are details of where the […]