Nature is nothing if not unpredictable, and every year a few rare birds turn up during Big Garden Birdwatch. We take a look at Birdwatches gone by and uncover some of the head-turning rarities that flew in. Will you see something new in your Birdwatch this year?
Here are some of the birds you might see during your Big Garden Birdwatch. Sadly, some such as house sparrows and starlings, are already on the UK red list for Birds, so it’s vital we keep an eye on how they are doing.
Seen something unusual?
How to photograph birds
Wildlife photography can be incredibly rewarding and a great way to capture the beauty of the birds you see during Big Garden Birdwatch. Meet RSPB photographer Ben Andrew as he reveals his expert advice on how to take better bird photos.