Our second son has an ongoing interest in the natural world, which we encourage with a junior membership of the RSPB's Wildlife Explorers. This includes receipt of their magazine "Bird Life" every two months, which contains inspiring features, photographs and competitions. On a recent visit with friends to our local Wildlife Trust, it was lovely to observe his interest in the birds there. He spent a lot of time near the bird tables, observing and quietly photographing some of the tiny winged visitors there, with some great results!
To our surprise, we have a lot more bird life in our new garden than our former one - including a pair of comical pigeons, and a blackbird couple - so we are looking forward to setting up some bird tables here so we can observe the birds at home too.