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Tim Hall

About Tim Hall

BirdBox Project manager and website admin, I keep things ticking in the background. If you have any queries or issues with the website or your lvie streams, just give me a shout.

Server update – please reconnect your streams!

This afternoon we installed a critical media server security update, released by the server software publishers late last week, which required taking the server offline. If you were streaming before the server went offline you will need to reconnect the stream from your webcam laptop in school. We appreciate this is not easy with it [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|See Nature News|0 Comments

Discover bird feeder webcams around the world

Throughout the year, we'll be featuring fantastic bird feeder webcams we have discovered online from across the globe. Launching Summer 2017, stay tuned!

Make your own bird cakes

What you need (makes several) 1 cup of bird seeds Half a pack of lard or suet Pine cones (optional) String (optional) How to make the bird cakes There are two options for these hanging feeders: either they are formed around knots on a piece of string, or around pine cones. If you are making [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|School Updates 2015|0 Comments

Bees in the News – 12th May

Horticulture Week - May 12th How would pesticide ban affect production? Harrogate Advertiser - May 11th Plant nursery creates ideal home for bees The Guardian - May 11th Why has Labour included bees in its manifesto? Hartlepool Mail - May 11th 9Wildflower scheme set to bloom again in Hartlepool Strathspey and Badenoch Herald - May [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Bees in the News 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Bees in the News – 19th April

UK News The Herts Advertiser  - April 18th 2017 St Albans shopping centre hosts conservation day to tackle decline in bees and butterflies CBBC Newsround - April 19th 2017 How to make a bee hotel to help bees for your garden The Press and Journal - April 12th 2017 Rare black bees worth £1,000 stolen [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Bees in the News 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Happy Easter, the first eggs, and “Duck Cam”!

We would like to wish a very Happy Easter to all of our schools and everyone watching in the wider community. What a great time to report that eggs have been sighted this week in a number of boxes! St Augustine's (West Sussex), St Margaret's (West Sussex), Ringwood (Hants), Grovelands (East Sussex), Ash Grange (Surrey), [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Bird Spotting – Blue Tits

This could be a popular one! If you have spotted a blue tits in your school grounds (perhaps even in your bird box), please let us know in the comments section below and we will tag you on the map.

By | March 29th, 2017|Bird Spotting 2017|5 Comments

Bird Spotting – Blackbirds

If you spot any blackbirds in your school grounds please let us know in the comments below, and we'll add you to the map! Adult blackbird Juvenile blackbird

By | March 22nd, 2017|Bird Spotting 2017|2 Comments

Bird Spotting – Robins

Have you spotted any robins visiting your school grounds? If you have, please let us know in the comments section at the bottom of this page and we'll add your spot to the map. Adult robin Juvenile robin

By | March 14th, 2017|Bird Spotting 2017|12 Comments

Nature reports from our member schools

Each week, check this section to find out what actions schools in the project are taking to encourage birds to visit their grounds. To share what you school is doing to support birds just e-mail us ( a short report (250 words) and a selection of photographs (maximum 6.)

By | February 20th, 2017|School Reports 2017|0 Comments