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International Dawn Chorus Day

Posted on 3rd May, 2011 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)

It turns out that 1st May 2011 was International Dawn Chrous Day. People around the world were organising events, getting up at 4am and walking round to hear the birds. I only found out about it a day later when, by complete coincidence, a friend came round with his recording equipment to record the dawn … Read more »

Bird and Bat Boxes

Posted on 2nd April, 2011 in News | Wildlife (3 Comments)
Bird and Bat Boxes

The bird and bat boxes went up in the wood yesterday. There are 16 in total: 10 bird boxes and 6 bat boxes. Each one has a number on the side to make it easily identifiable. They are made from “woodcrete” which is a very durable material that is 75% wood. It has very good … Read more »

RSPB Bird Count Winter 2011

Posted on 29th January, 2011 in News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
RSPB Bird Count Winter 2011

The Friends took part in the RSPB bird count on Saturday 29th January 2011 between 11.40 and 12.40. We counted fewer birds than in the Summer but we saw some different species: The final count was: 2 parakeets 2 blackbirds 2 magpies 2 blackcaps (we think!) 1 robin 1 wood pigeon 4 rock doves (pigeons) … Read more »