Wildlife group to run 12th annual bird survey in North Somerset

PUBLISHED: 14:41 15 December 2017

The bird survey will start on Christmas Eve.

The bird survey will start on Christmas Eve.

Andrew Howe

Villagers are being asked to count the number of birds in their garden for a survey.

Yatton and Congresbury Wildlife Action Group (YACWAG) will run its 12th annual bird survey later this month.

People living in those villages are asked to keep a tally of the birds they see between Christmas Eve and January 2.

The figures help YACWAG to keep abreast of local bird populations.

YACWAG secretary Win Lowman said: “You don’t have to be a member to take part.

“Survey forms are available on the YACWAG website at www.yacwag.org.uk, from Yatton and Congresbury libraries or from me at winlowman@hotmail.co.uk or on 01934 833596.

“The closing date for return of surveys is January 10 and those returned will be entered into a prize draw.

“The results of the survey will be sent to entrants and posted on the YACWAG website and in the Times.”

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