The Big Garden Birdwatch


Posted on June 1st, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

Residents and staff of Pentlow Nursing Home, Eastbourne, took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch on the 28th and 29th January 2012. It is the world’s biggest bird survey, organised by the The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

Residents and staff of Pentlow Nursing Home, Eastbourne, took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch on the 28th and 29th January 2012. It is the world’s biggest bird survey, organised by the The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

Disappointingly, for the second consecutive year, there were no sparrows recorded by the residents. According to the RSPB, the country has lost more than half its house sparrows and three-quarters of its starlings. As expected residents saw mostly Blue tits and Great tits, as well as Blackbirds.

Lesley Wick, manager at Pentlow Nursing Home, said:

“Our residents really enjoy our garden and part of t





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