In March 2020 the BTO launched their Chaffinch Appeal to raise funds to help them research why the UK population of Chaffinch is undergoing a significant decline.

The BOS has produced a report which uses their survey data to determine the local status of Chaffinch and to compare it with the national situation using BTO data.

You view/download the report using this link: Status of the Chaffinch in the BOS Area.

The Spirit of Shackleton – South Georgia Wildlife  -  Graham Lenton

Graham Lenton has a PhD in Ecology and has lived and worked in Malawi, Sudan and Malaysia. He has published many articles and photographs on natural history in particular birds. He will be speaking on The Spirit of Shackleton, Wildlife of South Georgia. Read more ...

A survey where observers are each given a randomly selected 1km square and record all species and numbers of each for a minimum period of 2 hours between 9am and noon. Read more ...

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