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.

Patchwork Challenge 2023

The Patchwork Challenge team introduce the return of the local birding competition and explain how you can take part in 2023.


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Regional round-up: August 2022

August is always reliable for the local birder and 2022 was no different, as bumper Pied Flycatcher and Garganey numbers were enjoyed along...


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Regional round-up: July 2022

An exceptionally dry July was memorable for small influxes of White-rumped Sandpiper and Purple Heron, as the early cogs of autumn began to...


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