Bristol Ornithological Club

Wood Sandpiper by Mark Coller


home_birdingFind 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!
Find out more


Birding in the Bristol Region: A Celebration.

A 96 page book, published in February 2017, professionally printed with many colour photographs. Price £12.00 inc p and p.

Download PDF

General Data Protection Regulations

The Policy

BOC – the Bristol birding club

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.
Find out more …

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.
Find out more …

BTO Surveys/Local News

The BTO coordinate volunteer surveys to help monitor bird populations. – Latest talk about bird tracking Wednesday, 13th February 2019 19:30 Westbury-on-Trym Methodist Church, Westbury Hill, Bristol BS9 3AA.  There is a very convenient, large (free) car park next to the Church. Admission is also Free!

Find out more …

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.
Find out more …

Follow the BOC on Twitter (@bristolbirding) and Facebook (bristolornithologicalclub). Submit photos on our Flickr page.


A Story from a Westbury Park house in Bristol Swifts at home

Purple Heron by Gary Thoburn