Patch birding

Most birders have a patch – a local area that they visit regularly (often daily) and know well. Read more about how to identify your own local patch and make the most of it and find out all about other birders' patches.

My patch: Woolston Eyes

Daniel Owen provides insight into his local patch near Warrington, famed for its breeding Black-necked Grebes and long list of rarities.


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Exploring sites: Kenfig NNR

Though Glamorgan's premier reserve is home to a great range of rare and unusual wildlife, this treasured site nonetheless faces an...


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The magic of patching

With the year winding down to a close, the discovery of a county mega showed Matt Phelps that patch birding can always deliver surprises,...


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