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What do birds eat: The Blue Tit

What do birds eat - The Blue Tit Blue tits are found all year round in the United Kingdom and most of Europe, Africa and Asia. Blue Tits have yellow under-parts with blue wings, a blue tail and a blue cap. Adults have white cheeks, but those of the juveniles are yellow. The juvenile [...]

Pupil Zone 2020 Week 1

Visit Pupil Zone (Pzone) find exciting things to do and make linked to the topic and bird of the week! United Kingdom Common Birds ] How well can you spot and name the common birds that visit our school grounds and gardens?   Have a go at our Bird Box Common Garden Birds Quiz. Can [...]

Bird Food Recipes – Bird Scrap pie

Scrap Pie for birds What you will need! 4 cups crumbs (bread, cake, doughnut, etc.) 4 cups of kitchen scraps (noodles, meat scraps, fruit or vegetables, etc.), chopped 4 eggs 1/4 cup of honey 1/2 tablespoon of salt 1 tablespoon of fine sand 2 cups of milk 2 tablespoons of melted bacon fat How [...]

By |2020-03-25T15:48:40+00:00March 25th, 2020|Bird Food Recipes, See Nature News|0 Comments

Garden Birds – The Robin

Birds that visit our gardens and school grounds Each week we will be featuring a bird that frequently visits our school grounds and gardens. This week our chosen bird is The Robin. The red breasted Robin is a popular visitor to gardens and school grounds throughout the year. It is the United Kingdom’s favourite bird. [...]

By |2020-03-25T15:42:52+00:00March 25th, 2020|Garden Birds, See Nature News|0 Comments

Welcome to Bird Box 2020

Read by Phil Welcome to the 2020 UK Schools’ Webcam Bird Box Project Spring is fast approaching and the nesting season will soon be upon us! Dark cold winter nights will give way to warm sunny days as new twigs and flowers appears in our gardens, parks and woodlands and the sound [...]

Bird Box 2019 Week 12 Migration

  Click here to play                  Read by Matthew Welcome to the final Chatterbox weekly report. I hope you have enjoyed each week listening to the reports and learning about the behaviour of the birds that visit our gardens, school grounds, wetlands, farmland and coastlines here [...]

Pupil Zone Week 12

Visit Pupil Zone (Pzone) to find exciting things to do and make linked to the topic and bird of the week! Migration: RSPB Migration Route Map Game Birds, insects and sea life migrate all round the world from north to south and back, from east to west and back and up and down hills. Find [...]

Garden Birds – The Magpie

Birds that visit our gardens and school grounds Each week we will be featuring a bird that frequently visits our school grounds and gardens. This week our chosen bird is The Magpie. The Magpie is a member of the Crow family. Its head, breast and back are black, while the shoulders, stomach and sides [...]

By |2019-06-23T17:47:55+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Garden Birds, See Nature News|0 Comments

Bird Food Recipes: Sweet cake recipe for Robins

Sweet cake recipe for Robins You will need: Breadcrumbs Dessert spoon of clear honey or jam Peanut granules Sunflower hearts Dried mealworms Raisins or Sultanas Suet Robins, Tits, Blackcaps, Starlings, Blackbirds, Nuthatches, Siskins, Starlings, Wood Pigeons and Collared Doves all eat this mixture. How to make it! Take 3 or 4 slices [...]