Please support Manx BirdLife’s vital work

Every contribution we receive will be wisely invested in our work to protect the Isle of Man’s wild birds and their habitats.

There are a number of different ways in which you can help Manx BirdLife:

Become a Friend

We don’t offer an official membership scheme, however you can become a Friend of Manx BirdLife. As a Friend, we’ll update you from time to time about our activities and invite you to the events we organise.

We'd greatly value your friendship, so please do click to find out more about being a Friend.

Make a donation

Whether you wish to make a once-off or regular donation, we shall be extremely grateful for your kind support.

You can send your donation by cheque (payable to Manx BirdLife) to: Manx BirdLife, 35 New Road, Laxey, Isle of Man IM4 7BG. Alternatively, you can make a once-of donation or set up a regular standing order online using our bank details:

Account name: Manx BirdLife
Reference: Donation
Sort Code: 20-26-74
Account no.: 40817279

Or you can download and print our easy to use standing order instruction form:

Please remember to cite the reference “Donation” so we can identify your payment. And however you pay, please don't forget to send us your name and address.

Leave a legacy

Leaving a legacy to Manx BirdLife is the most wonderful contribution you could make in support of our work.

If you have enjoyed the sight and sound of wild birds in the Manx countryside, then leaving a legacy will help to ensure that future generations can do the same.

A pecuniary (specific) or residuary bequest, large or small, will be put to excellent use. But your legacy is not just for the birds. Your legacy will bring pleasure to the children of today and tomorrow – those who will inherit the natural heritage that our generation leaves behind.

For formal advice about making a bequest to Manx BirdLife, please speak with your advocate. Or call Neil Morris on 01624 861130 for an informal, confidential conversation about our work and how we might use your legacy.

Become a Garden Birdwatcher

Take part in our popular Garden Birdwatch Scheme. You can spend as much or as little time as you wish recording your garden birds. Your records will provide valuable data for the Manx BirdLife database. Over the years, the efforts of our garden birdwatchers have given a great insight into the changing fortunes of the birds we most take for granted.


In our day-to-day office work and outdoor surveys, we rely on our dedicated band of volunteers.

If you would like to donate some of your time to help us, please call Neil Morris on 01624 861130. The commitment can be as long or as short as you suits you.

Spread the word

Of course, word of mouth is the most powerful marketing medium!

If you like what we do, then please spread the word. Encourage your friends to contribute in whatever way they can. Talk to your local primary schools about inviting our Education Officer into their classes. Or hold a fundraising event in support of Manx BirdLife.

If you have an idea about how you can help, we'd love to hear from you. If you don't, we'd love to offer you some ideas. Call Neil Morris on 01624 861130 for a chat.

Thank you

To all our supporters, whatever you do to help our work on behalf the island's wild birds and their habitats, THANK YOU! Without your enthusiasm and concern, our island would be a poorer place.