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Bird Box 2017 Report

Click here to play              Read by Matthew End of project review This year forty of the 120 school webcam bird boxes had nests. In 2016 thirty-seven of the sixty one bird boxes had nests so why have numbers fallen this year? Decline in Blue Tit, Great [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 12 Migration

Click here to play                  Read by Matthew Welcome to the final Chatterbox weekly report for 2017. 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 [...]

By | June 4th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 11: Habitats 2: What can we do to attract more birds and other wildlife to our school grounds?

Click here to play                    Read by Matthew Sunday 28th May 2017. Just two school bird boxes have chicks still in the nest waiting to fledge. Soon the nesting season will be over and our attention will turn to caring for and helping the young [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 10 Adaptation

Click here to play                Read By Matthew Welcome back to Chatterbox. Last week I told you that on average a Blue Tit chick can eat up to 100 caterpillar grubs a day. That is a lot for an adult bird to find and collect when they [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 9 What do birds eat?

Click here to play                Read by Matthew At this time of year it is important that birds can find the right food for their growing chicks. Can you imagine how much energy goes into a growing chick? How much food they need? Can you imagine a [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 8 Reproduction – How many?

Click to play         Read by Matthew Reproduction - How many?  Welcome back to Chatter Box. It has been a busy week in many of our nesting boxes as the adult birds spend all their time looking for small grubs for their hungry chicks to eat? Watching the live video [...]

By | May 7th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 7 Building a nest

Click here to play                                                Read by Matthew Welcome to this week's Chatterbox report. Great to see so much activity in the bird boxes over the past 7 days. So this [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 6 The Circle of Life

Click here to play               Read by Matthew Welcome back to the Weekly Chatterbox Report. Did you see many House Sparrows in your garden and school grounds last week....... and yes the big question "are there any eggs yet in your bird box?" As we all know [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 5 Skeletons and Muscles

Click here to play             Read by Matthew Welcome back after the Easter Break to the Weekly Chatterbox Report. Which birds did you see in your garden and what were they doing? Remember, spring is a busy time of year as it is the start for many of [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 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