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.

Countryside Bird Survey

Monitoring Ireland’s breeding countryside 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


Help us discover spring

Swift Survey

Protecting Ireland’s Swifts

Project Lapwing

Looking out for breeding Lapwing


Tracking migration movement and distributions of birds