BirdWatch Ireland

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BirdWatch Ireland (BWI) is a voluntary conservation organisation devoted to the conservation and protection of wild birds and their habitats in Ireland. It was formerly known as the Irish Wildbird Conservancy.[1][2][3]

BWI has over 15,000 active members and supporters, and a network of 30 branches actively promoting the importance of birds and habitats, and general conservation issues. It publishes the annual journal Irish Birds and the quarterly magazine Wings. It manages a number of nature reserves including Little Skellig.[4]


BirdTrack is an online citizen science website, operated by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) on behalf of a partnership of the BTO, the RSPB, BirdWatch Ireland, the Scottish Ornithologists' Club and the Welsh Ornithological Society (Welsh: Cymdeithas Adaryddol Cymru).[5][6]


  1. ^ "BirdWatch Ireland". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bird Watch Ireland Family Walk - Hazelwood, Sligo Traveller ...". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Jones, Calvin. "The Birdwatch Ireland Garden Bird Survey: how you can help monitor Ireland's garden birds". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Birdwatch Ireland". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "BirdTrack partners". British Trust for Ornithology. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 
  6. ^ "Bird Track". National Biodiversity Network. Retrieved 25 April 2016. 

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