Breeding Bird photo (Snipe) taken by David Gill

Breeding Bird Survey Season

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When does the breeding bird survey season begin? The survey season begins in earnest in March 2019. Where can breeding and nesting birds be found? Breeding and nesting birds can be found in all sorts of places, including open grassland which need to be cleared for development. Protected species of ground-nesting birds which may be […]

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Birds - wild and windy wintering bird surveys

Wild and Windy Wintering Bird Surveys

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Why Survey Wintering Birds In winter, the UK’s coastal habitats play host to large congregations of shorebirds, geese and ducks.  These areas of salt marsh and mudflat are vital to sustaining a host of species over the long winter months before their migrations back to the breeding grounds in spring.  During this time, such migratory […]

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