06/25/09 This weekend, we would like everybody to become a ‘twitcher! Go outside on Saturday morning at 10:00am and then again at 5pm. Record on the table below how many birds you can see. Use your poster to help you. Bring your results into school on Monday and give them to your class teacher. Happy twitching! Here are some useful websites for you to look at. They are all about birds! This has ideas for things to make and do (e.g. a bird feeder): http://www.rspb.org.uk/schoolswatch/resources/index.asp This is a really good site to help you with identification. It also has recordings of all of the birds singing: http://www.rspb.org.uk/schoolswatch/index.asp Saturday morning 10am Type of bird (You can write the name of the bird or draw a picture). Tally (How many of this type of bird did I see?) Saturday evening 5pm Type of bird (You can write the name of the bird or draw a picture). Tally (How many of this type of bird did I see?)
All the children were given a bird identification sheet and a bird watching form to fill in of how many different types of birds they saw! 06/25/09
06/25/09 We found out that the blackbird and wood pigeon were the most common birds in our area!
06/25/09 65 families took part in the bird search and found out a bunch of different birds!
06/25/09 the total amount of birds that st. saviour’s families we saw was: 2332!
06/25/09 Altogether we saw 32 different types of birds!
06/25/09 The most popular bird that was found in the morning was a blackbird.
We found out that the woodpigeon was the most popular bird in the afternoon. Woodpigeons are very common in our local environment.
Chinese duck Turtle dove Parakeet We found out that the three most uncommon birds were the parakeet, the Chinese duck and the turtle dove.
While doing our research, we found out that the turtle dove was one of the three most uncommon birds in our local environment. The Turtle Dove population in Europe has fallen by 62% in recent times.
Chinese ducks are one of the most uncommon birds in our local environment.
Pa ra ke et The Parakeet was one of the most unusual bird that we have seen.
If you see birds on your balcony, garden, yard or by your house, remember to leave some nuts or seeds for the birds to eat. Fo od!
Water is very important for birds as they need to keep hydrated (like us) so as well as food for the birds, please make sure you put water as well.
Bird Boxes! We really enjoyed this mini-project so decided to get a bird box for our playground! We are really looking forward to our bird box arriving especially as we have ordered one with a camera in it so we can watch all the birds on film! 06/25/09
Here are some websites all to do with birds: http://www.rspb.org.uk/schoolswatch/resources/index.asp Go on this website for ideas on how to make and do bird feeders and lots of other things. http://www.rspb.org.uk/schoolswatch/index.asp Go on this website to help you indentify the different types of birds and hear actual birds sing!