Because the BTO and the RSPB publicise garden bird-watching (The BTO all year; the RSPB during a single weekend) nearly everyone has a garden list.
I have taken this a stage further and thought I'd start a TWIG list! Pick a single twig and see what lands on it. This narrows your birding right down!
This year I have seen 17 species on this single twig. It's kind of interesting and rigidly boring at the same time....I need to get out more.
I have managed to get some photos of a number of species to prove that I am looking at the same twig. So Long-tailed Tit:
|Long-tailed Tit - On a twig|
|Goldfinch - On THE twig|
|Great Tit - On THE twig|
|Greenfinch - Same twig|
|Blackbird - Same twig|
|Blue Tit - Same, it is!|
|Chaffinch - On THE twig|
Now you just know you want to find your own twig!