Bird Pin Badges UK
Birders Against Wildlife Crime
Birders Against Wildlife Crime (BAWC) is an independent, volunteer-led, campaign group set up in 2014 by a group of experienced birders and conservationists who fight back against crimes being committed against wildlife.
Get your badges and support BAWC by donating here:
Hawk and Owl Trust
The Hawk and Owl Trust is a nationwide Charity founded in 1969. It is dedicated to conserving owls and birds of prey in the wild through increased knowledge and understanding of them.
The badges are generally RSPB pins on the trust backing cards. Just some examples:
Welsh Ornithological Society
The Welsh Ornithological Society is an organisation which promotes the study and conservation of birds in Wales. Each year it organises a conference and publishes two issues of the journal Welsh Birds. Pin badge not available online, further WOS information found here: https://birdsin.wales/
Scotland Ornithology Club
The Scottish Ornithologists' Club (SOC) was established by a group of Scottish ornithologists who met together in the Royal Scottish Geographical Society 1936. It exists to promote the study, enjoyment and conservation of wild birds and their habitats across Scotland.
Purchase a SOC pin badge by contacting them here: https://www.the-soc.org.uk/about-us/shop
Hawk Conservancy Trust
The Hawk Conservancy Trust has a bird of prey centre in Hampshire focusing on education and conservation. The run and support projects both in the UK and overseas to boost BoP numbers.
Badges when available can be found here:
The Barn Owl Trust
The Barn Owl Trust is a small UK charity working hard to conserve one of the most beautiful birds on Earth. Owl rescue, nestboxes, habitat advice, owl facts.
Pin badge can be found here:
Welsh Kite Trust
World Owl Trust
A registered charity dedicated to the conservation and monitoring of very important endangered species.
More information can be found here:
The World Owl Trust works on owl conservation on a National and International scale. Their conservation programmes protect populations of endangered owls until their habitat has been restored.
British Trust for Ornithology
The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) is an independent charitable research institute combining professional and citizen science aimed at using evidence of change in wildlife populations, particularly birds, to inform the public, opinion-formers and environmental policy and decision-makers.
Sponsor a cuckoo here:
The Greensand Trust
The Greensand Trust is an independent environmental charity that works with local communities and landowners to conserve and enhance the distinctive landscape, wildlife and history of the Greensand Ridge and wider area, improving access, understanding and enjoyment for the benefit of everyone.
Great Bustard Group
The Great Bustard Group is a UK Registered Charity, symptoms working to reintroduce the species to the UK and to promote its interests throughout its range. Based on a feasibility study, in 2003, DEFRA issued a 10-year trial-licence to release Great Bustards in the UK. Releases have taken place annually since 2004.
Badge can be attained through membership:
SongBird Survival is an independent, UK-wide, environmental bird charity that funds research into the alarming decline in Britain’s much cherished songbirds. They hope to draw attention to the plight of our song and other small birds and fund research into the causes of their decline in order to help promote solutions to restore songbird numbers.
Purchase a SongBird badge here: https://www.songbirdsurvivalshop.org.uk/
Sussex Peregrine Study
A small group of dedicated enthusiasts monitoring the peregrine population in Sussex since the late 1980’s. Ornithologists, ecologists, specialist chalk climbers, police wildlife liaison and field workers are all part of a team effort.
More information can be found here: http://www.sussexperegrines.co.uk/
Pin badges sold by independent designer to raise funds for the group.
Available via eBay and Etsy.
Gloucestershire Raptor Monitoring Group
They record and monitor various raptor species in Gloucestershire. Improving knowledge on annual breeding of these species and other interesting behaviours. They also help increase awareness and contribute to conservation.
Badge can purchased here:
Sussex Ornithological Society
Essex Birdwatching Society
The SOS supports projects which help preserve wild birds in and around Sussex. These may vary from funding bird boxes to land purchases. They produce and publish lots of material for their 2000+ members.
The county bird society for Essex that promote birdwatching for the benefit of the public, conservation, education, knowledge and protection in relation to wild birds within Essex and much of N.E. London.
Norfolk Naturalists Trust
The Society is the county’s oldest natural history organisation, founded in 1869. Ever since, its members have been studying and publishing information about the state of Norfolk’s wildlife.