Category: Birds

Guidelines for installing Swift nest boxes in church belfries

17th April 2020

This month we have a guest blog from our friends at Action for Swifts. They have produced an excellent PDF which can be downloaded here, complete with illustrations and photographs for anyone who is interested in installing nest boxes in their local church belfry. The content is reproduced below. Nest boxes in church belfries have […]

A little bird told me – New evidence supports the work of those caring for churchyards!

27th March 2019

Guest blog post by Kayleigh Hunt – BSc Zoology graduate and churchyard management advocate. As our world becomes ever more urbanised and agricultural practices more intensive, it is important that our pockets of green space are protected and preserved. Churchyards can often be the only remaining unimproved green area within fragmented landscapes and therefore have […]

Birds in Burial Grounds Part 2: How to improve burial grounds for birds

25th January 2019

Guest blog by John Arnfield – Chair, Shropshire Ornithological Society     If you have a list of birds seen in your burial ground we would love to hear from you – contact liam@cfga.org.uk or pop to our ‘Share your records’ page.

Birds in Burial Grounds Part 1

25th January 2019

Guest blog by John Arnfield, Chair of Shropshire Ornithological Society If you have a list of birds seen in your burial ground we would love to hear from you – contact liam@cfga.org.uk or pop to our ‘Share your records’ page.