Over 100 people took part in the first survey, contributing over 37,000 records making it the largest community wildlife survey in the UK and from which the Henfield Birdwatch 2000 report was published. Our 2010 report won the British Trust for Ornithology’s “Marsh Local Ornithology Award”.
Henfield Birdwatch 2015 arrived on 20th November 2015, and is an all-colour account of how our bird life is doing, with photos and articles from our most active local birdwatchers. It's available for £7 from Val Bentley, Lanacre, Blackgate Lane, Henfield, BN5 9HA Tel: 01273 494723 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The results of the first month of surveying
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Henfield Birdwatch's annual evening walk for Barn Owls, Perseids and Glow Worms on 9th August
In May each year, we look forward to Swifts returning all the way from southern Africa to Henfield to nest and rear young.
Seen east of Wantley on 2/3/18
Not a record Bird Race, but a great day nonetheless!
Four Henfield Birdwatch members try to see as many species as possible around Henfield in just one day at the start of January
The latest book on the birdlife of our parish.
Our annual trip to Ambersham Common on 29th June - a success again!
Another year, and still no magic "60"!
What we found on our outing to Ambersham in July and on our August Evening Walk near the village
Each year the intrepid four try to find as many species as possible in our local patch - read this year's results here!