Feeding the birds in your winter garden

The Laois branch of BirdWatch Ireland will meet again on Wednesday evening 28 November in Portlaoise..

The Laois branch of BirdWatch Ireland will meet again on Wednesday evening 28 November in Portlaoise..

Local botanist and bird expert Hugh Shepherd will talk to the meeting on “Feeding Birds in the Garden in Winter”. Hugh’s talk will encompass not just use of bird feeders, but also management of the countryside and garden to provide natural foods for birds.

The meeting will be at the Portlaoise Parish Centre starting at 8pm. It is open to everyone with an interest in birds.

There are also two upcoming outings - to the Shannon Callows on Saturday 24 November and to Dunmore Wood on Sunday 2 December.

The group leaves from County Hall Portlaoise at 9.30 am both mornings.

See http://bwilaois.blogspot.ie for more details.