England: Watching the Birds Today for the National Survey.

See all the pictures at:

https://worldanimalsvoice.com/2020/01/26/england-26-1-20-doing-our-bit-today-to-help-with-uk-garden-bird-survey/

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We took part in the RSPB Big Birdwatch this afternoon (26/1/20) https://worldanimalsvoice.com/2020/01/20/uk-the-big-garden-birdwatch-25-27-january-still-time-to-take-part-and-provide-much-needed-data-over-half-a-million-already-registered-this-year-join-them/   to log all the birds visiting the garden; just an hors monitoring selected at random over this weekend; but all the results from around the UK are sent in and analysed to put together a national ‘map’ of which bird species are on the increase or in decline.

Our hour started off really well with a visit by a Great Spotted Woodpecker – managed to grab a couple of quick, bad shots of him having a feast on the peanuts. Lots of visitors over the hour including:

Woodpecker

Great Tit

Blue Tit

Long Tailed Tit

Robin

House Sparrow

Starling

Collared Dove

Magpie and

Blackbird.

It started to rain about half way through, which did not help; but we have now completed the results paperwork and it will be posted over the next few days.

An enjoyable hour just watching all the birds in the garden – amd knowing that your own watch results contribute to helping with the national survey of birds in the country. Would very much recommend –

Regards Mark

 

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