Macclesfield Wildlife Explorers RSPB Phoenix

RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch
Terra Nova School
Thursday 28th January 2010

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We had a fantastic birdwatch at Terra Nova despite it being very cold and windy.

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The Nursery and Reception classes learned all about the kinds of birds we see in school grounds - we listened to some bird songs and looked at the colours of some of the brightly coloured garden birds.

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We saw lots birds including a goldfinch, a coal tit, blackbirds and some blue tits .

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We used binoculars to watch a fantastic Buzzard as it soared overhead.

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Volunteer RSPB Wildlife Explorer Leaders were on hand to explain how to use binoculars
and 'spotting telescope' safely, and help with bird identification.