Barbara Gray in Kent has been a BTO Garden BirdWatcher since 1996 and recently acquired a very bold and acrobatic rat! As a consequence, Barbara modified her feeding practice to restrict the rat's access to the bird food. This did the job, and the frustrated rat moved elsewhere. For tips about deterring rats, see our advice page.
What we can learn from 25 years of watching gardens
Exploring the value of a complete quarter-century of weekly garden bird observations from BTO's Garden BirdWatch covering the length and breadth of the country.
Upland bird recording and monitoring (1-day, Dalmellington, Ayr)
Brush up on your upland bird identification by songs and calls. Learn more about opportunities for participation, and practice techniques for BirdTrack and the Breeding Bird Survey (BBS). Find out about the BBS ‘Upland...