Big Farmland Bird Count

big farmland birdcount composite image_49996Farmers form around the region brushed up on their bird identification skills at an event at Whattoff Lodge Farm, near Loughborough on Friday. They joined experts from the RSPB and East Midlands FWAG to find out what birds are around on farm at this time of year. The group braved the cold to learn how to spot some of our iconic farmland species, including yellowhammer, tree sparrow and lapwing.

Join in with this year’s BFBC and count the birds seen on your farm in one particular area, in 30 minutes. Uploading your recorded sightings is easy, just click on for full instructions.

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