We invite individuals, businesses and organisations to sponsor one (or more!) individual species. £200 will secure sole sponsorship of a species and the sponsor will be acknowledged alongside the relevant species account in the book. We realise that this may be more than many individuals can afford, so we will be launching a scheme of shared sponsorship (probably for £25 per person) later in the summer of 2019.
If you, or your organisation, wish to sponsor a species, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, completing the proforma (see link below) and you will receive details of how to pay. Individuals sponsoring species can Gift Aid their payments if they are UK tax payers – please indicate on the proforma if you are willing to do this.
The list of species available for sponsorship will be updated on a fortnightly basis and can be accessed here. As of 11th October 2019, the following 68 species have sole sponsorship:
Black Grouse; Black Guillemot; Black Redstart; Chough; Citrine Wagtail; Common Scoter; Common Tern; Cormorant; Corncrake; Curlew; Dipper; Dotterel; Eider; Gannet; Glaucous-winged Gull; Golden Eagle; Golden Plover; Goshawk; Great Spotted Woodpecker; Greenland White-fronted Goose; Hawfinch; Hen Harrier; Honey Buzzard; Hooded Merganser; Isabelline Wheatear; Kingfisher; Kittiwake; Lapwing; Lesser Redpoll; Little Egret; Little Tern; Long-eared Owl; Long-tailed Tit; Marsh Harrier; Manx Shearwater; Mediterranean Gull; Merlin; Nightjar; Osprey; Peregrine; Pied Flycatcher; Pintail; Puffin; Raven; Razorbill; Red Kite; Redshank; Redstart; Reed Bunting; Ring Ouzel; Rook; Sandwich Tern; Shag; Shelduck; Short-eared Owl; Siskin; Spotted Flycatcher; Stonechat; Storm Petrel; Summer Tanager; Swallow; Twite; Waxwing; Wheatear; Whooper Swan; Willow Warbler; Wood Warbler; Yellowhammer.
Four species have shared sponsorship: Greenfinch; Swift; Woodlark; Yellow Wagtail. Woodlark is now fully sponsored, but the other three are awaiting a second shared sponsorship.
The proforma for applying for species sponsorship can be accessed here.