If you don’t do it already, this is a great time to start feeding your garden birds.
Get ready for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch of 2022 which takes place for one hour between 28 and 30 January 2022.
“a Lesser Redpoll in the tiny garden at Park Cottage on 2nd Nov “
” You can stay there and venture out to observe birds, and you can also sit there comfortably and observe them through the windows.”
Images by Mike Bell
Bird report courtesy of The Stronsay Limpet
“With so little wind from an easterly quarter, virtually all of the unusual/interesting sightings have been surprises. Just how bird-watching should be!”
The single rarity – so far – was amazingly found feeding in the same field as the (much rarer) Ross’s Gull seen in late Spring – a Rosy Starling (in moult) between Springwell and the Rothiesholm School on 21st August.
“It started with a question about the rindy stuff on smoked cheese.”
These magnificent birds are struggling to feed offspring in heavily deforested areas of the Amazon.