Sunday, 7 June 2015

30 Days Wild - Doing something wild everyday in June 2015 - Week 1


30 Days wild - A Wildlife Trusts initiative for June 2015
Doing something wild everyday

Monday 1st June 2015


Day 1 - Ringing baby Blue Tit in the garden this morning before school. 


Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig ringing Blue Tit Pulley
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig


Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Day 2 - Watching the wildlife in my garden pond. 


Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose watching the wildlife in the garden pond
Photograph taken by and copyright Helena Craig



Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Day 3 - Watching a Blackbird having a bath in our garden birdbath. 


Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose watching a Blackbird in the garden birdbath
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl


Thursday 4th June 2015

Day 4 - A walk into Compton Woods, at the top of our land, onto the Mendip escarpment.


Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose walking in Compton Woods
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl



Friday 5th June 2015

Day 5 - Noticing a bee on flowers in my country land, on my way to catch my school bus.

Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose noticing a bee on the way to school
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl


Saturday 6th June 2015

Day 6 - Demonstrating the ringing (banding) of a beautiful Blackbird at Chew Valley Ringing Station to 17 young people (but old to me!) from Bristol Nature Network.


Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose doing a ringing demonstration to Bristol Nature Network
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl



Sunday 7th June 2015

Day 7 - After climbing up through Compton Wood, I turned right to admire the natural view looking down from the Mendip escarpment, over our house towards Chew Valley Lake.

Although I often go out birding, it was great to enjoy wildlife everyday but in a different way.  A great first week



Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose looking over Compton Martin, towards Chew Valley Lake
Photograph taken by and copyright Young Birder Mya-Rose Craig AKA Birdgirl

About the writer



Young Birder Birdgirl Mya-Rose Craig on Scilly
Photograph taken by and copyright Chris Craig


Mya-Rose Craig is a 13 year old young birder, conservationist, environmentalist, activist, writer and speaker. She is based near Bristol, UK and blogs about birding and conservation from around the world. Wader conservation is important to her and she is Ambassador to the global wader initiative World Shorebird Day. She is looking forward to Mountain Gorilla trekking this summer in East Africa and to watching penguins in Antarctica in December, her 7th continent. She has recently been listed with the singer songwriter George Ezra and actress Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones as one of Bristol's most influential young people. Please like her Birdgirl Facebook Page and follow her on Birdgirl Twitter.













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