Europe and Central Asia
26 Jan 2017

Birdwatchers of the UK and BENELUX, grab your binoculars!

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By Maxime Paquin

On the next two weekends (28-29 January and 4-5 February 2017), take part in the world's largest wildlife survey, the Big Garden Birdwatch!

Last year, in the UK alone, more than half a million people participated and they counted over 8 million birds! 

If you live in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands or in Belgium, there are loads of resources to facilitate your participation in this huge event! Our partners offer tons of birdwatching tips and techniques, as well as information about birds in general, bird care, food and feeders, games… and much more!


Our partners RSPB (BirdLife in the United Kingdom), Natagora (BirdLife in Belgium/Wallonia), Natuurpunt (BirdLife in Belgium/Flanders) and Vogelbescherming (BirdLife in the Netherlands) all have set up information websites for their respective events:

28-29 January:

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Brussels and Flanders [Dutch]

Netherlands [Dutch]


28-29-30 January:

United Kingdom [English]


4-5 February:

Brussels and Wallonia [French]


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