Birdwatch Extra

Welcome to Big Garden Birdwatch Extra – your online hub, full of inspiration and goodies for the Birdwatch and beyond.

Here you will find everything you need to take part in the Birdwatch, as well as exclusive articles from Nature's Home magazine, expert features, stunning images and fun activities. 

Bird ID and counting chart

Big Garden Birdwatch checklist

Download and print this handy ID chart to help you identify and count your garden birds during the Big Garden Birdwatch. The chart is also available in Welsh.

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Let Nature Sing! Garden birdsong special compilation

Last summer we made history as we got birdsong into the UK music top twenty with our single Let Nature Sing!

Our very own Adrian Thomas was one of the musical maestros behind the success of Let Nature Sing. To celebrate the Big Garden Birdwatch Adrian has produced a special track of garden birdsong. Take a listen and let your spirits soar!

Dunnock on a branch

Take a look at the results for 2020!

House sparrow male, perched on edge of garden shed roof

Find out who came top of the flocks in last year’s Big Garden Birdwatch.