Monitoring Merthyr’s Raven Roost

One day in 2000, local naturalist Mark Evans, unexpectedly spotted fifty or so Ravens emerge from a conifer stand he was walking through. Intrigued, he returned a few days later to confirm his theory that these birds were roosting in the area. Since that first encounter, he has returned each month to count the birds,... Continue Reading →

Not Too Late to Contribute to Roosting Survey

The BTO’s Roosting Survey has been collecting fascinating records all winter and will draw to a close at the end of February. Taking part is easy and great fun: participants choose one evening to see if, and how many, birds use a nest box, roosting pouch, or other cavity in their garden for a kip.... Continue Reading →

New Roosting Survey Launched

BTO has this week launched a new survey aimed at finding out which species roost in garden nest boxes and roosting pouches during winter. Help the BTO to find out by taking part in the Roosting Survey. It is quick, simple and it is great fun to find out who is sleeping in your back... Continue Reading →

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