If you look out the window, the chances are in a few minutes you will have spotted a bird! Birds are fantastic to watch through the window or in the garden (if you're quiet!) as they are not as shy as other animals. Watch the birds as they fly by, sit on roofs and bounce across lawns. Learn here how to observe and identify some common garden birds, and find out how you can undertake practical tasks to help them.
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What can you see from your window?
Spend some time looking for birds out of your window. Its good to spend at least 5 minutes doing this, as some birds like to hide until they think it is safe! Make sure you stay still and quiet so that you don't scare any off. If you have binoculars or have made some binoculars use them to be able to look a bit more closely at what birds are visiting you. Check out our guide below to identify what birds they are.
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More Bird Identification Guides
Make your own binoculars
Learn how to make cardboard binoculars and use these to help focus on birds outside your window. How many birds can you spot?!
More things to make
Build your own birds nest
Make a bird hide
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Make a Bird Box
Make a Bird Feeder
Make an apple bird feeder
Core out the middle, thread through some string and tie a stick at the end for a perch, then poke in some sunflower seeds!
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