Birds of a feather!

Last week Bournda EEC staff assisted Tathra Public School staff and students with another stage of the Birds of a Feather project.  The students used a motion sensing camera and bird bath to check out what birds are visiting the school; they have also uploaded their sightings to The Atlas of Life using NatureMapr software.  They decided that providing extra food and shelter would encourage more birds around the bird bath installation.  So the day before Schools’  National Tree Day we were already into it!

Teachers on National Schools Tree Day at Tathra Public School

Planting native flowering shrubs to support birds at Tathra Public School

Planting natives to support the birds at Tathra Public


And then there was the discovery of a historical connection. Mr Reckord was Mrs Guess’ science teacher when she was in Year 7! That made Mr Reckord feel quite historical.  Thank you to Tathra PS for their support of the program and thank you to Mr Stewart for helping prepare the Tim Watson Memorial for the extra plants.

The Birds of a Feather project was supported by the Australian Association for Environmental Education through an Environmental Trust grant.