Marsh Awards for Ornithology
The five Marsh Awards for Ornithology are among over 40 Marsh Awards issued in the United Kingdom by the Marsh Christian Trust and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), in the field of ornithology. The awards given include:
The Marsh Award for OrnithologyEdit
For an ornithologist who is making a significant contribution to the field, typically someone who gained a PhD between ten and twenty years prior to the award being made.
- 2010Dr Jenny Gill, British Ornithologists' Union (BOU) President: 
- 2011Dr Ian Hartley (former Chairman of the BOU's Ibis Management Committee: 
- 2012Professor Jeremy Wilson, head of research for RSPB Scotland: 
- 2013Dr Jane Reid: 
- 2014Dr Francis Daunt: 
- 2015Stuart Butchart: 
- 2016Professor Will Cresswell: 
- 2017Becki Lawson, Research Fellow at the Zoological Society of London: 
- 2018Dr Juliet Vickery: 
The Marsh Local Ornithology AwardEdit
For a bird club or group that publishes a book, completes a study or conducts any other exceptional activity in the preceding calendar year that advances knowledge about birds.
- 2010Cheshire & Wirral Ornithology Society: 
- 2011Henfield Birdwatch: 
- 2012Chris Dee and the Herts Bird Club for their online bird atlas: 
- 2013Arran Natural History Society: 
- 2014Friends of Skokholm & Skomer: 
- 2015Malcolm Burgess & Piedfly.net: 
- 2016Cross & Stratford Welsh Chough Project: 
- 2017Bardsey Bird and Field Observatory: 
- 2018Spurn Bird Observatory: 
The Marsh Award for Innovative OrnithologyEdit
an important contribution which takes forward our understanding of avian ecology or conservation science
- 2012The BTO's Cuckoo Team for their satellite tracking project: 
- 2013Dr Christian Rutz: 
- 2014The Spoon-billed Sandpiper Recovery Team: 
- 2015Mark Constantine & The Sound Approach: 
- 2016Dick Newell and Action For Swifts: 
- 2017Ben Kibel for his Hookpod design: 
- 2018Dr Stuart Newson: 
The Marsh Award for International OrnithologyEdit
Introduced in 2013 and awarded to:
an individual scientist whose work on the international stage has had significant influence on British ornithology, especially as reflected in the work of BTO scientists and volunteers
The Marsh Award for Young OrnithologistEdit
Introduced in 2015 and awarded to:
an individual (or group of people) under the age of 18 who has/have made a significant contribution to BTO bird monitoring schemes and shared this information with their peers
- "Jeremy Wilson receives the 2012 Marsh Award for Ornithology". British Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "Dilys Breese and Marsh awards presented at SWLA exhibition". British Trust for Ornithology. Retrieved 1 November 2012.
- "Medallists". British Trust for Ornithology. Retrieved 2 April 2019.
- "Dilys Breese and Marsh Awards 2017". BTO. 19 October 2017. Retrieved 20 October 2017.