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 Wetland Bird Survey

Monitoring Ireland’s wintering waterbirds and their wetland habitats

Irish Garden Bird Survey

Monitoring our favourite garden birds through the winter months

Starling Murmuration Survey

Tracking one of nature’s greatest spectacles

SpringAlive

Help us discover spring

Countryside Bird Survey

Monitoring breeding birds across the countryside

Swift Survey

Protecting Ireland’s Swifts

Project Lapwing

Looking out for breeding Lapwing

Irish Barn Owl Survey

Conservation of Ireland’s Barn Owls

Breeding Long-eared Owl Survey

Keep an ear out for Long-eared Owls

BirdTrack

Recording distributions of birds and tracking their migration