Birdwatching

  1. The Beginner’s Guide to Putting up a Nest Box

    The Beginner’s Guide to Putting up a Nest Box

    If you are a nest box novice and not quite sure how to get started on helping your garden birds, don't worry - we've got you sorted! Find out everything you need to know about putting up a nest box.

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  2. The Big Farmland Bird Count 2022

    The Big Farmland Bird Count 2022

    Each year we participate in The Big Farmland Bird Count to see what birds roam our land and keep track of their numbers.

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  3. Top 10 Nesting Boxes for Garden Birds

    Top 10 Nesting Boxes for Garden Birds

    We have put together a list of our top 10 nesting boxes we think would be perfect for your garden.

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  4. The Big Farmland Bird Count 2020

    The Big Farmland Bird Count 2020

    The Big Farmland Bird Count encourages UK farmers to observe and report on the variety of wild birds that see in their fields in February each year. Run by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the BFBC is an important initiative that helps to record the effect of any conservation schemes currently being initiated by […]

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  5. RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

    RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

    It's our favourite time of year again - the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch!  At 41 years old, the Big Garden Birdwatch originated as a way to encourage children to spend a weekend admiring nature. The very first weekend in 1979 was promoted by Blue Peter and garnered 34,000 sign-up forms from eager children. Fast forward […]

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  6. Fledgling Season - Baby Birds on our Farm

    Fledgling Season - Baby Birds on our Farm

    May is a wonderful month for us here on the Ivel Valley farm. We're lucky to see lots of different species of birds, both urban and rural, and our very favourite time of year is fledgling season! Here are some pictures of the young birds we've managed to spot in the last couple of weeks. […]

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