THERE are some top prizes on offer for those who take part in the 2020 Big Farmland Bird Count.
The GWCT are asking for farmers, gamekeepers and land managers to spend roughly 30 minutes on a patch of land recording the number of species they see between 7th and 16th February.
Once their results are submitted, participants will be entered into a prize draw where they could win one of these outstanding prizes:
1st Prize – Reconyx HF2X Trail camera from Perdix Wildlife Supplies plus Perdix field cap
The HF2X is the latest camera trap from Reconyx, world leaders in remote camera technology. With a 0.25 second trigger speed, NoGlow™ GEN3 High Output Infrared night vision, a 45 m flash range and a new image sensor that provides High Definition images and videos during day and night, this camera is ideal for both wildlife and security surveillance applications. Made in the USA. PERDIX are the official supplier of Reconyx cameras in the UK.
2nd Prize – one tonne of supplementary feed ready to go with a feed diary for the 2020/21 feeding season from Kings
Actively spreading seed into the farmed landscape during the ‘hungry gap’ is now regarded as one of the key options in agri-environment schemes. Distributing seed across over wintered stubbles, on farm tracks and alongside/in wild bird seed plots can provide farmland birds with essential food resources, giving them a better chance of surviving the winter and entering the breeding season in healthy condition.