Irish Garden Bird Survey

Irish Garden Bird Survey

The Irish Garden Bird Survey is coordinated by Bird Watch Ireland. Every winter they help to monitor the population, and fortunes of Ireland’s Garden Birds.

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When does it happen?

The Garden Bird Survey takes place every December, running through to the end of February; members of the public record the highest number of each bird species visiting their garden every week. However, the fun survey is great for all the family to get involved in; meanwhile at the same time providing valuable data on the populations, and trends of Ireland’s garden birds.

Take Part

To take part, you can pick up your survey form at your local Petmania store, or download it directly from