I’ve added the information about the RSPB Scottishbirdfair & The Scotsman 2 for 1 tickets below my garden bird list, I hope many of you can make it!
Wow, what a crazy day weather wise, rain, sun, hail, sun, rain, sleet, hail and it’s still lying at 23.00! I’ve just been outside burning garden waste for more carbon and I couldn’t believe how much was still on the ground! The weather brought out a few extra birds on the feeders, here’s my garden list:
Blackbird x 1 first time I’ve seen one in a few days.
Blue Tit x 1
Carrion crow x 1
Coal Tit x 1
Dunnock x 3
Lesser black-backed gull x 1
Long-tailed tit x 2
Magpie x 1
Robin x 1 first time in a while!
Woodpigeon x 2
I hope to have a camera setup soon so people can watch my feeders, and I can see them when out and about too, I hope to grab one from Fly On the Wall Wildlife Camerasyou can find a voucher code for a discount on Fly on the Wall Wildlife cameras here:
Very small bird list, voucher code for Fly On The Wall wildlife cameras!
RSPB Scottishbirdfair & The Scotsman – 2 for 1 ticket offer
Get your copy of The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday this weekend and enjoy an exclusive 2 for 1 ticket offer – treat yourself to a fun filled weekend! Simply insert the code on the ticket page at www.scottishbirdfair.org.uk, or cut out the voucher and bring it to the show.
Adult £12 (concessions / RSPB members £10). 2-day ticket £20 (concessions / RSPB members £18) Children under 16 go free.
Saturday 9.30am-5.30pm (food, bar & entertainment until 9pm). Sunday 9.30am-5.30pm (seabird cruise & BBQ 6pm-9pm).
Hi all, I’ve been busy getting ready for Australia day celebrations and I only got an hour of straight birdwatching for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, normally I look out the window when getting lunch, breakfast etc. I hope to get a better count tomorrow for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, today’s list wasn’t as full as my usual list of garden birds:
Blackbird x 1
Blue Tit x 1
Coal Tit x 2
Fieldfare x 1 – this one was later than the hour I did, once again my dog alerted me to the fact there was a different bird that he doesn’t recognise the call.
There were very few birds in the garden today, but it maybe due to activity as my wife was helping, okay doing most of the work due to my injuries, digging over the area that the hedge is to go into, hope to take some photos of the rest of the project, forgot today. It’s only about half done as she has to work Saturdays but it’s a start and it should be a few more days before the plants come. If you are after a good mix for a hedge the RSPB have a good page: RSPB – Homes for Wildlife – Hedge of Glory it takes you to the Ashridge Trees website for their package of a bird friendly hedge: Ashbridge Bird Friendly Hedge you can watch their video on how to plant a hedge: