Creatures mainly outside of our Gardens; Land, Water and Sea
3 posts • Page 1 of 1
My grandson had been given binoculars by his grandpa and wanted me to take him bird watching. Not too far to Burton Mere and a good hide/reception area with big windows. As I expected there were helpful people who told him what he was looking at. Then we went for a walk to the next hide and saw some more. We were half way along but after a picnic in the hide he'd had enough.
He came home and wrote it up for our blog.
He seemed to know how to focus the binoculars & point in the right direction, I asked him what shape the avocet's beak was, and he told me.
But I'm not sure how many birds he expected to see, he thought there would be more sorts. I thought the list
Moorhens and their chicks
Black tailed godwit
was quite respectable, especially as he'd not seen some of them before.
His favourites were the moorhen chicks - all sizes, one in a nest, several bobbing along behind mum and one walking on a lily-pad.
Dance caller. http://mo-dance-caller.blogspot.co.uk/p/what-i-do.html
Sunny Clucker enjoyed Folk music and song in mid-Cheshire
Yes, about right for this time of the year.
If you can get there, late September, early October would be good for the migrants.
At this quieter time of the year many Birders turn their attention to Moths and Butterflies.
New Member? Get more from the Forum and join in 'Members Chat' - you're very welcome
Down the LaneRegular entries focusing on Nature in the Garden and beyond
Click here to go there
•Drink & Food Feeders
•Health & Wellbeing
•Red Mite Products
Over 400 Breeders across the UK now listed.. Chicken Breeders & Other Poultry UK Pages