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Twitter feed for BTO Scotland. The BTO is the UK’s leading bird research organisation. With the help of 40,000 amazing volunteers we monitor the UK's birds.
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martin lever Oct 7
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Michael Sinclair Oct 6
I've not been as active on Social Media this year. Why? Data! It takes time to collect, process and report. I've now passed 1000 data entries for 2019 including: BTO Nest Records Bird Track Moth records Bat records Other Wildlife Do your bit for wildlife. Record and report!
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BTO Scotland Oct 5
Thanks so much!
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Scottish Biodiversity Information Forum Oct 4
report uses data collected by ~70,000 volunteers! Their activities are critical in understanding changes in nature - we need to secure adequate resources to support everyone involved in growing this invaluable trove of environmental data. 🐞🐌🦋🐝🐛🦠🐟🦊🦄🌿🍄🐚
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BTO Scotland Oct 4
"By understanding the drivers of population change we can inform evidence-based decision making and make a real difference" 's . Find out more at
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BTO Scotland Oct 4
Thanks for sharing Carolyn - lovely to see.
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carolyn hargest Oct 4
Short video of flock of 36 Taiga Bean Geese seen today 4 October at Slamannan near Parkhead NS840739 in wet conditions
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carolyn hargest Oct 4
Lovely to see and hear 36 Taiga Bean Geese including neck-ringed T8 and S8 at Slamannan today Friday 4 October 11.30 - 12 20 NS 840 739 viewed from car in deteriorating, rainy conditions thanks to Angus Bean Goose blog
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BTO Scotland Oct 4
The report highlights many declines, but there are winners too. Red Kites for example are now common in some areas thanks to reintroductions and conservation efforts. Find out more at
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Gary Powney Oct 3
Massive shout-out to all the recorders whose data underpin the results of the report.
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BTO Oct 4
A key part of the State of Nature 2019 report has been the voices of young people, providing perspective on what the ongoing loss of nature means for us all. This post on the Young Birders Blog by makes some very important points.
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BTO Oct 4
The State of Nature indicator of average species’ abundance, derived from 696 terrestrial and freshwater species, has fallen by 13% since 1970. Find out more
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Breeding Bird Survey Oct 3
: updating everything we know about the state of populations – in terms of numbers or distribution – of more than 7,000 species of animal, plant and fungus within the UK, and includes BBS data! Read blog by at
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Breeding Bird Survey Oct 3
"There are many examples of conservation projects throughout 2019, giving at least some basis for optimism." D.Noble, BTO This report is only possible with the efforts of skilled volunteers, Partnerships & landowner support. Thank you all!
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BTO Northern Ireland Oct 1
The Northern Ireland Birdwatcher's Conference programme has arrived! Check out our list of speakers and book your place:
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BTO Oct 3
Find out which birds are on the move, and where to see them, via the Bird Migration Blog.
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BTO Oct 3
The State of Nature 2019 report, published today and showcased on tonight, was made possible because of the thousands of volunteers who participate in wildlife monitoring here in the UK.
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BTO Scotland Oct 3
The report is based largely on the efforts of volunteers. In Scotland last year, 's amazing volunteers spent 200,294 hours monitoring our changing bird populations. Find out more at
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BTO Scotland Oct 3
The State of Nature 2019 report has just been published, highlighting continued changes to wildlife populations in Scotland and exploring the driving factors. Find out more at
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BTO Scotland Oct 2
Replying to @whyconserve
Thank you!
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