Saturday, 28 June 2014

Be a Citizen Scientist - join the garden bird project

Hooray it's the start of the Garden Bird Survey today. Between now and 6 July, spend an hour in your garden counting birds, you might be surprised by what you see. By doing the survey, I discovered that in the winter grey warblers and fantails visit our garden in winter but not in summer. 

Need more reasons to do the survey? Have a look at the website and you will see that scientists use the survey to help them understand more about our birds. People that help science in this way are called Citizen Scientists.

I used the Garden Bird Survey results to help decide which birds to include in In the Garden.
Here is the website with all the information you need.