Volunteer Surveys

Make your records count

There are a range of bird surveys running throughout the year to get involved in for volunteers of varying abilities. Have a look at the options and see how you can help to monitor Ireland’s birds.

Irish Garden Bird Survey

Monitoring our favourite garden birds

Irish Wetland Bird Survey

Monitoring the status of Ireland’s wintering waterbird populations and their wetlands

Countryside Bird Survey

Monitoring Ireland’s breeding countryside birds


Tracking migration movement and distributions of birds

Swift Survey

Protecting Ireland’s Swifts

Project Lapwing

Looking out for breeding Lapwing


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