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News - October 2012 - Do you feed your garden birds?

If you do, you are in good company. About 70 % of all garden owners encourage wildlife by feeding garden birds!
To help you attract more species, and to celebrate the fun of caring for your garden birds, The Friends of Paxton Pits Nature Reserve and the Wildlife Trust BCN invite you to "Feed the Birds Day" at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve on Sunday 28th October, anytime between 10.30 am and 3.30 pm.

Activities for all the family will be at both the Visitors' Centre and the Environmental Education Centre and will include making bird cakes and fat balls, Autumn Crafts, "Find the Dodo", and nestbox building. Guided walks will start at 11.00 am and 2.30 pm, and the link between the Reserve's cereal fields and feeding birds through the winter will be featured.

Hot refreshments, bird feeders and wild bird seed will be on sale at the Visitors' Centre.
Paxton Pits: Greenfinch at a garden feeder, by Ian Johnstone