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.

Love local

The lockdown that we're currently experiencing is forcing us all to reassess our birding. Ed Stubbs extols the virtues of patchwatching and...


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Patch birding: Beachy Head

Laurence Pitcher provides a summary of his beloved south-coast patch which, over the years, has rewarded him with rarities and spectacular...


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