Tag Archives: wood pigeon

Day 11 of 30 Days Wild – helping hand

Just after getting home from school today we heard a commotion coming from the utility room. A pigeon had come in from the garden through the open door, hopped up on to the window sill but then couldn’t find its … 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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Pond and other stuff

Over the summer holidays my family built a pond in the corner of the front garden. After replacing a wall with a hazel hedge together with a few hawthorn and honeysuckle last year, we hoped that this would encourage more … 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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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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Bird Advent calendar – Day 21

Not many birds left now Day 21 of my countdown to Christmas is the Wood pigeon. As the sun rose this morning just after 8am I was sat in my kitchen watching the garden wake up. In fact it had … Continue reading

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