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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 [...]

Bird Box 2019 Week 11: What can we do to attract more birds to our school grounds?

  Click here to play                    Read by Matthew 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 chicks that [...]

Pupil Zone Week 11

Visit Pupil Zone (Pzone) to find exciting things to do and make linked to the topic and bird of the week! Make your school grounds and gardens bird friendly! Here are eight great things to do to attract birds to your school grounds and gardens. Provide water all year-round - A simple birdbath is a [...]

Garden birds – The Long Tailed Tit

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 Long Tailed Tit. The adult Long Tailed Tit is a small bird whose black and white tail is longer than its body. Its shoulders [...]

By |2019-06-13T15:45:50+00:00June 13th, 2019|Garden Birds, See Nature News|0 Comments

Bird Food Recipes – Blackbird Summer Fruits Recipe

Summer fruits for Blackbirds You will need: BBQ or Bamboo Skewers  Apples Bananas Pears Grapes Chopped nuts Chopped raisins/cherries Blackbirds are Omnivores. They eat insect larvae, mealworms, fruit, berries, seeds and grain. How to make it! Blackbirds enjoy eating summer fruits. These can be chopped in to small pieces and left on [...]

Bird Box 2019 – 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 [...]