Tag Archives: House Sparrow

National Nest Box Week

National Nest Box Week runs each year from 14-21 February. Natural nest sites are disappearing fast,  therefore BTO are encouraging people to put up nest boxes in their gardens to help breeding birds. In my garden we have 12 nest … 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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Sparrow Roost

The House sparrow number in my garden have been steadily growing over the past couple of years. Every evening about 12 of them roost in a laurel tree in my garden. I thought I would do something different and record … 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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Big Garden Bird Watch 2017

Setting up my chair in the kitchen with the doors open to the garden, my camera, my notepad and pen and my breakfast on the kitchen table, I was ready to beginning the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. At 8.30am the … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 22

Only 2 days to go till my countdown to Christmas is over. Day 22 of my countdown to Christmas is the House sparrow. House Sparrows used to be very common in the UK, we trapped them, shot them and even … Continue reading

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