THE BIG RSPB GARDEN BIRDWATCH STARTS TODAY TODAY
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Friday 28th January 2022
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH STARTS TODAY
The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch runs from today, 28th to 30th January 2022. With half a million people taking part every year, and over 40 year’s worth of surveys, the RSPB use the citizen data to learn about bird and wildlife trends in the UK. The results help inform environmental changes if needed, as well as celebrating success stories.
Get involved in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2022
Here’s how you can take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey
It’s that time of year again when the RSPB ask people around the UK to take part in their annual Big Garden Birdwatch 2022 – so grab your binoculars and help document the nature on your doorstep.
Running from 28th to 30th January 2022, the Big Garden Birdwatch is perfect for the whole family or a solo twitcher to enjoy, whether you’re a novice birdwatcher or a seasoned pro.
“You can make plans with friends and family to take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey, all from the comfort of your own homes,” say the team online.
HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH 2022?
To take part, all you need to do is choose any hour between 28th and 30th January to head outside and see what you can spot. Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, you can still take part.
Taking part is as easy as 1,2,3
- Watch the birds around you for one hour
- Count how many of each species of bird lands on your patch
- Go online and tell us what you saw
Please check the relevant country’s Covid guidance for the latest information as guidelines are subject to change and vary between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Enjoy your birdwatch and please take part safely.
ALL THE INFO
HOW DOES THE BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH HELP?
With half a million people taking part every year, and over 40 year’s worth of surveys, the RSPB is able to gather important data on bird and wildlife trends in the UK. The results help to inform environmental changes if needed, as well as celebrating success stories.
Make sure not to miss out…
TOP TEN OF THE DAY
UK Top Ten Garden Birds
According to RSPB Birdwatch 2021
- House sparrow
- Blue tit
- Great tit
- Long-tailed tit
REMEMBER: The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.
– Nicolas Chamfort
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. -Master Oogway from Kung fu Panda.
Happiness is…watching garden birds.
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
|When the inventor of the drawing board messed things up, what did he go back to?|
Love is… is when you marry a girl for love and find out later she has money.
A time to watch Robins in your garden…A time to watch Magpies in your garden.
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