Goldfinches are sociable birds that often drop into gardens in flocks. Dave Pankhurst, East Sussex, had a treat, however, when almost all of the 22 perches of these two feeders in his garden hosted one of these wonderful birds simultaneously - a real golden moment! Goldfinches are particularly partial to sunflower hearts and nyjer seed in gardens. With their numbers continuing to boom, could this be a scene in your garden sometime soon?
Scottish Birdwatchers' Conference
Every year the Scottish Ornithologist's Club arrange a one-day Scottish Birdwatchers’ Conference, organised by a local branch of the SOC, in conjunction with BTO Scotland.
Bird ID (Residential, Berry Head, Devon)
Develop your bird identification skills on this weekend course for relative beginners and improvers. Expect a combination of indoor sessions covering the basics of bird identification and outdoor sessions to build your...