How to take part in the Birdwatch
All your questions answered
Everything you need to know about how to take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch.
How to bring the birds to your patch
Our top tips on attracting garden birds, what to feed them and where to place the feeders.
Birds to look out for
Our guide to some of the most common garden birds with helpful hints on identification.
Get extra with Big Garden Birdwatch!
From exclusive articles from Nature's Home magazine to celebrity interviews, this year's birdwatch brings you more than ever before.
Behind the scenes
Which garden bird are you?
Find out your bird alter-ego with our fun quiz! Don't forget to share how you #BigGardenBirdWatch on social media!
Celebrating the world’s largest wildlife survey
The Big Garden Birdwatch has been going for over 40 years. Discover its history and some of the highlights!
The science bit...
Our birdwatch scientist gives us a behind the scenes look at what we do with your results.
Let nature bring a smile to your day
When you join the RSPB, you’re helping us to protect birds and other wildlife so we can all enjoy a world where nature thrives.
As a member you'll get a welcome pack, a FREE gift and our fantastic Nature’s Home magazine four times a year, all packed with beautiful photography and ideas to help you enjoy the nature on your doorstep.
Get ready with 20% off and free delivery
Sign-up to Big Garden Birdwatch today to get 20% off in our shop and free delivery*.
Terms and conditions apply.
Terms and conditions
*To claim your discount online or over the telephone, enter or quote the promotional code in the basket. The promotional code will be shown on the submission thank you page and in your submission email. To claim in our retail shops please present a copy of this email at the till. Offer ends 29/02/2020. Offer not available on garden furniture, RSPB membership, gift cards, Paramo clothing, Stuart Jones, Malcolm Appleby, Wiggly Wigglers, Lokdale, Riverco, Royal Crown Derby and Moorcroft products, optics including binoculars and telescopes, discounted and sale items and stamps. No cash alternative available. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers. Offer limited to one per customer. Minimum spend of £30 excludes £3.95 P&P. Calls may be recorded for training purposes. All net profits from the RSPB’s wholly owned subsidiary RSPB Sales Ltd (registered co. no. England 2693778) are paid under Gift Aid to the RSPB (registered charity England & Wales no. 207076, Scotland no. SC037654): The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL.