Tag Archives: Birds

SDU Birds needs you!

The SDU Birds project is recruiting! We need people to assist with our scientific project in the woods surrounding SDU in Odense, Denmark. Are you interested in learning about birds and contributing to scientific research? Do you have some spare … Continue reading

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Nest boxes survive stormy weather

After the storms which hit Denmark at the end of last year, I paid a visit to all 102 nest boxes to check for damage. We were very lucky and only 2 boxes needed to be rescued. Box 10 in … Continue reading

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Birds go to school too!

Things are moving in exciting directions here in Odense!  We are extending our current project, aiming to reach even more people and specifically get more children interested in nature. We have contacted 10 schools in Odense, close to the university, … Continue reading

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Winter Woodland Visit

Over the weekend I made my first winter visit to the woods at SDU. During the spring and summer, our SDU Birds team were regular visitors to the woods, where they monitored the progress of hundreds of nests in our … Continue reading

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A garden surprise!

Over the weekend I opened some mist nets in my garden with the aim of catching and ringing the birds which visit the seed feeders I have hanging in the garden. As a trainee bird ringer, the more experience I … Continue reading

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Autumn 2013 Newsletter – hot off the press!

In our latest newsletter you can read all about the progress of the project over the last 6 months. Please feel free to spread the news among family, friends and colleagues! The full pdf can be downloaded here – SDU … Continue reading

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Four new bird feeders in the woods

We have recently placed four bird feeders in various locations in the woods surrounding the university. The seed feeders will hopefully attract hungry birds as the seasons change from autumn to winter and the natural food sources (insects, berries etc) … Continue reading

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