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Big Garden Birdwatch, January 2018

RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch is the world's biggest wildlife survey with around half a million people taking part each year.

We duly counted the birds and made pine cone bird feeders in Castle Vale Park on Saturday 27th January. There were 12 different types of bird in all and the house sparrow came out on tops with a total of 14 counted. Some pictures from the day are below.

  • Jackdaw - 5

  • Robin - 1

  • Wood Pigeon - 5

  • Blue Tit - 6

  • Blackbird - 2

  • Carrion Crow - 5

  • House Sparrow - 14

  • Chaffinch - 1

  • Magpie - 2

  • Great Tit - 1

  • Collared Dove - 1

  • Wren - 2

Castle Vale and Coronation Parks were restored with support from Heritage Lottery Fund, Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council and Northumberland County Council