Monday, 30 January 2012

Big Garden Birdwatch

This year we took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch, which took part this weekend just gone.

I made some fatballs and seed stuffed coconut halves the night before in order to lure lots of birds into our garden.

It was a bright and sunny Sunday morning with plenty of of little birdies twittering and chirping happily. With several fully stocked bird feeders in my garden, I was sure this would be a success.

However, by the time we were ready to count (the highest number of species seen at any one time), the weather had turned very grey and gloomy and it was raining. We usually have lots of birds including some of the rarer species around, but given the weather yesterday the turnout was very poor.

Here are our rather disappointing results from yesterday afternoon:

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