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Old Saturday 25th January 2014, 13:04   #1
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Big Garden Birdwatch

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Another disastrous year as usual, 20 Sparrows, 1 Blackbird, 2 Bluetits, 1 Wood pigeon, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 1 Collared Dove,
Pathetic how do they know every year? and where do they go and hide?

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Old Saturday 25th January 2014, 19:54   #2
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I've been out most of the day, George, but when I looked out the window, not a bird in sight. I'll try to do it tomorrow some time, though I think it's going to be rain all day.
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Old Monday 27th January 2014, 16:24   #3
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Same problem here, George.
Blue Tit 1.
Blackbird 2.
Dunnock 1.
Collared Dove 1.
Robin 1.
House Sparrows 3. Usually get 20+.
Magpie 1.
Rooks 11.
That was it. An hour or so later the garden was full of birds. Typical!
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Old Monday 3rd February 2014, 17:42   #4
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Mine was a bit of a disaster, I only had one day over that weekend in which to do the Big Garden Birdwatch and failed dismally. The rain was coming in sideways and the birds - sensibly - stayed low.
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It's always the same, if the weather doesn't stop them arriving it seems to be their in built radar that tells them it's The Day.
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Old Thursday 6th March 2014, 15:14   #6
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I have to say I gave up with the Garden Bird Watch because of the rain, and the wind

I put out food for the birds early on, and the wind whipped up the feeders placed on the ground and things got broken

Not so good

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