Chatterbox 2017

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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

Week 4 -Looking out for birds this spring!

Read by Matthew Next week all schools across the south of England will be closed for the Easter Holiday. So as spring is a great time to watch out for birds all around us we thought we would give you some tips on which species you are likely to spot and how you [...]

By | April 2nd, 2017|Chatterbox, Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 3 Identifying and grouping birds by observable features

Read by Matthew How many blackbirds did you see last week? Walking back home from school in Ashford, Kent I saw many blackbirds out and about in the town and Victoria Park. So keep looking out where you live and go to school, for Blackbirds and our new bird of the week, [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments

Week 2 Identifying birds by the sounds they make!

Read by Matthew                    Click to play Welcome back to Chatterbox. How many Robins did you spot in your school grounds and garden last week? If you did see a Robin please tell your teacher and record your sighting on the website on our [...]

By | March 19th, 2017|Chatterbox 2017, See Nature News|0 Comments