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Competition: Win A Copy Of British Birds: A Pocket Guide

British Birds Pocket Guide

Happy New Year from the team at Bird Spot HQ!

It’s the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this month, the UK’s biggest wildlife survey. And to celebrate we’re giving one lucky Bird Spotter the chance to win a copy of British Birds: A Pocket Guide.

Part of the brilliant WILDGuides series, this little book is packed full of hundreds of stunning photographs and detailed descriptions to help you identify not only the birds in your garden but also those found further afield.

To enter all you need to do is tell us which is the best bird that has ever visited your garden. Enter your answers in the comments below, and we’ll pick a winner at random using the wonderful wheel of names.

The competition closes at 11:59 pm on the 8th January 2020 and you can see the full competition Ts&Cs here.

Good luck!

This competition is now closed. Congratulations to Mrs D McCandless – we hope you enjoy the book. 

Don’t worry if you weren’t able to enter – check back soon for another chance to win. 

340 Comments Competition: Win A Copy Of British Birds: A Pocket Guide

  1. A flock of long tail tits last year, so pretty. Went through my apple trees looking for tasty bits, sadly not seen them since.

  2. A red tailed kite visited our garden when we lived in the country. We were so shocked none of us wanted to breathe in case we scared it off.


    Robin. Usually a solitary bird and considered to be somewhat aggressive and territorial. I have been uplifted to see two Robins arrive in my garden both at the same time and take turns to eat the food put out for them over the last week or so.

  4. Most exciting is a greater spotted woodpecker but also pleased to see golcrest and we now have resident rose ringed parakeets.

  5. Stephanie Armstrong

    We’ve had loads of blue tits and robins for the last 2 months – such a joy to watch

  6. roger ocallaghan

    i love all the birds that come in my garden ,they brighten the winter up a bit , you could set your watch by their timely visits, the robin is always
    the last one to leave at about dusk.

  7. The woodpecker (I think greater spotted) visits our nut feeder. A youngster with red head also visited as well as a parent with black head. We have also had a pair of green wooodpeckers, they came to drink from the bird bath during the heatwave days last year.

  8. Great Spotted Woodpecker. It visited twice & spent a long time on the feeder each time AND I got a photo!

  9. A friendly robin who sits on our fence outside the back door and sings to us. My husband whistles to him and he answers back. He always puts us in a good mood.

    1. I’ve had a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker visit my garden for the first time this year. As for other birds, I love the Goldfinches and I’ve had 14 on my feeders at one time.

  10. Donna Elaine Agar

    We mainly see robins and one comes and sit nearly nest to us.. Such pretty birds…

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