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Big Garden Bird Watch 2020

With bird feeders topped up and camera at the ready, I settled down to see which birds visited my garden during the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Bird Watch. As always I completed this important piece of citizen science between 9am … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch 2019

This is the 5th year I’ve taken part in the RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch. It’s been interesting to look back at the last five years results and notice any changes that have occurred. This morning was a drizzly, cold, … Continue reading

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Best Big Garden Bird Watch so far

The Big Garden Bird Watch 2018 turned out to be the best one I’ve done so far. Despite drizzling with rain to start with, there were still plenty of birds around. Here’s my list of the birds that actually landed … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Garden birds

Not much time after school today to spend on wildlife so my Random Act of Wildness was to watch the birds in my garden. The Pigeons are now sitting on their third nest, after abandoning the first not long after … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Listening to thunder

Today has been a complete mixture of weather. Starting with heavy rain, followed by patches of sunshine. After school the wind picked up and the rain started again. I really felt for the pigeon nesting in our garden, it was … Continue reading

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Catching up with my garden wildlife

It’s snowing. I’m sat in a classroom watching the falling snow out of the window. I can’t wait to get home. Images pour in to my head. A badger plodding through a blanket of fresh white snow in the wood. … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the Big Garden Bird Watch

On 30th and 31st January the RSPB Bird Garden Bird Watch takes place. You can order a pack from the RSPB website. It is a great way for you to help the RSPB by recording all the birds and mammals … Continue reading

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