MindforYou's All About Birds Activity Pack

Virtual Bird Watching

The good news for bird watchers and nature lovers is that Springwatch will be happening in some form this year and will start on Tuesday 26 th May. Here is a link to more information: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08bdg3g At this time of year there are many webcams watching nesting birds as they lay their eggs and the chicks hatch. The Wildlife Trusts website has links to a large number of webcams including the Rutland ospreys and peregrines at Nottingham Trent University. Here is the link: https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/webcams

There is also a webcam watching the nesting peregrines on Salisbury cathedral: https://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/visit-what-see/peregrine-falcons-0

There are many webcams watching birds all over the world, you can access 7 via this website: https://birdwatchinghq.com/live-bird-cams/

Every morning at 9 o’clock the naturalist Chris Packham and his step daughter Megan McCubbin broadcast live from his house in the New Forrest. They have guests such as Michaela Strachan and Iolo Williams who talk about birds and other wildlife from around the world. You can access this via facebook, twitter or youtube. Here is a link to Chris’s website: https://www.chrispackham.co.uk/ The dawn chorus is a firm favourite with bird watchers and if you’re not able to get out to hear it for yourself, here is a recording that Killian Mullarney made last week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2Dv7-LRJAY&feature=push-u- sub&attr_tag=SZ_QzD7XrSS-5qEB%3A6 For those of you who have visited Pensthorpe on the MindforYou Norfolk holiday you can log onto the their website and find some daily themed content to keep you entertained, inspire you and to help you discover nature and wildlife in the comfort of your own home. https://www.pensthorpe.com/whats-on/daily-updates/

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