Last week the RSPB released the results of the 2014 Great British bird watch. Once again house sparrows topped the list, with an average of 3.8 seen per garden. 223 more words
Tags » Dunnock
This week we are taking a look at the Dunnock (Prunella modularis), a small brown bird that often goes about unnoticed. Chances are you have probably seen one, but their inconspicuous colour and tendency to sit in hedgerows and dense vegetation, means that people are often not aware of this unobtrusive bird. 448 more words
Yesterday my ecology class and I went on a little field trip around campus watching our lecturer doing a bit of bird ringing. It was really interesting and we learned about all the equipment, bird capturing techniques, ringing methods and what information they collected from the captured individuals. 153 more words
A dunnock foraging under the bird feeder. I normally see these birds in hedges so I was happy to see this guy venture out.