Libraries are not just about books. At Orkney Library we've put together these fabulous new Birdwatching Kits for children to borrow. Each kit includes a rucksack, binoculars, an
@RSPB Booklet, spotting sheets, pencils, colouring sheets and a copy of the #Orkney Book of Birds. pic.twitter.com/wOTfu8viYC
I went birdwatching with Paul Gilroy, Britain’s preeminent scholar of race, culture and nationalism, for the Guardian long read. (Afraid we didn't spot a kestrel in the end.) https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/aug/05/paul-gilroy-britain-scholar-race-humanism-vital-guide-age-of-crisis …
King of Fishers. This is a male bird, the females have a orange lower mandible. Did you know: engineers working on Japan’s high-speed bullet train copied the shape of a Kingfisher's beak to prevent sonic boom when they enter tunnels.
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