Bristol Ornithological Club

Blagdon Lake – Egrets and Herons The record count of 24 Great White Egret, with supporting cast of 14 Little Egret and 43 Grey Heron. (Nigel Milbourne)

Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve :  see Facebook – Friends of Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve and website

Birding in and around Bristol


Find out what birds have been seen recently and discover the best places to go birding in and around the city of Bristol. You can also find the status of every species ever recorded in the region!

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About the BOC

Find out what the BOC does and how it can help you make the most out of your birding around Bristol and further afield.
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Peregrine Falcons

Bristol is home to a number of Peregrine Falcons, the most famous of these being the highly successful breeding pair in the Avon Gorge.
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BTO Surveys

The BTO coordinate volunteer surveys to help monitor bird populations. Find details of all surveys and how to get involved.
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The Avon Bird Report

The BOC help produce the annual Avon Bird Report which contains a detailed account of all the birds seen in the Bristol region.
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Purple Heron by Gary Thoburn

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