Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1921 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) A Guide must have personally observed and identified in the open at least 15 wild birds.

2) She must show field notes giving the following particulars: Dates seen; appearances; habits; calls; tracks; food; nests (their situation and type); description of eggs and period of incubation, rearing and feeding of young, etc.

3) She must know, in her own district, with regard to bird life in general: 

a) the chief dangers (animal, bird, etc.) to which the birds are exposed, and the best means of protecting them, legal and otherwise.

b) any social customs, ideas and superstitions which threaten their existence.

4) must have fed birds in her neighbourhood for at least one year by means of food houses, food tables or food sticks, and note incidents regarding them.

5) must have put up a nesting-box and kept it under observation for one nesting season.

1924 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) a Guide must have personally observed and identified in the open at least 15 wild birds, and be able to recognize birds by call and song.

2) She must show field notes on the following: Dates seen; appearances; habits; tracks; food; nests situation, shape and material); description of eggs, rearing and feeding of young, etc.

3) She must know, in her own district, with regard to bird life in general: 

a) The chief dangers (animal, bird, etc.) to which birds are exposed, and the best means of protecting them.

b) Any social customs, ideas and superstitions which threaten their existence.

4) Must have fed birds in her neighbourhood for at least one year by means of food houses, food tables, or food sticks, and note incidents regarding them.

5) Must have put up a nesting-box and kept it under observation for one nesting season.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Bird Lover Badge

A Guide must have personally observed and identified in the open at least 15 wild birds, and be able to recognize birds by call and song.
She must show field notes on the following - Dates seen, appearances, habits, tracks, food, nests (situation, shape and material), description of eggs, rearing and feeding of young, etc.
She must know in her own district with regard to bird life in general: a) The chief dangers (animal, bird etc.) to which birds are exposed, and the best means of protecting them; b) Any social customs, ideas, superstitions that threaten their existence.
Must have fed birds in her neighbourhood for at least one year by means of food houses, food tables, or food sticks, and note incidents regarding them.
Must have put up a nesting box and kept it under observation for one nesting season.
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Bird Lover Badge

A Guide must be able to show some likely haunts of the common birds, and identify those seen and heard during a short walk in the neighbourhood.
Must show a year's diary, with notes on nesting, mating, migration, to include at least 8 summer migrants, and be able to name and recognize 16 migrants which come to her neighbourhood.
Must know the help birds give to farmers and others, how some birds have become rare or extinct, and how bird-protection is carried out.
Must supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, through a winter season, if she can do so without involving danger to the birds from cats or other enemies.  Intelligent notes of the bird visitros and their feeding habits should be shown in the year's diary.
Must be able to recognize the difference between:
a) House-sparrow and hedge-sparrow.
b) Wood pigeon and turtle dove.
c) Sparrow-hawk and kestrel.
d) Barn owl, brown owl, and little owl.
e) Swallow, house-martin, sand martin.
f) Swift and swallows.
g) Pipits and larks.
h) Common titmice.
i) Song-thrush, missel-thrush, blackbird.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Bird Lover Badge

A Guide must be able to show some likely haunts of the common birds of her neighbourhood, and during a short walk to identify those seen and heard.
Must show a year's diary, with notes on nesting, mating, migration, bird songs and calls.  Must note difference between summer and winter bird population in her district.
Must know the help birds give to farmers and others, how some birds have become rare or extinct, and how bird-protection is carried out.
Must supply food and water for birds, preferable in her own garden, through a winter season, if she can do so without involving danger to the birds from cats and other enemies.  Intelligent notes of the bird visitors and their feeding habits should be shown in the year's diary.
Must have a good knowledge from personal observation of twelve of the following birds: house-sparrow, song thrush, blackbird, starling, wren, robin, chaffinch, greenfinch, meadow pipit, skylark, pied wagtail, hedge sparrow, yellow hammer, house martin, swallow, swift, blue tit, great tit, cole tit, wood pigeon, wild duck, brown owl, lapwing (green plover, peewit), common snipe, curlew, pheasant, partridge, grouse, any kind of gull, any kind of crow. 

1930 POR - Bird Lover Badge


A Guide must be able to show some likely haunts of the common birds of her neighbourhood, and during a short walk to identify those seen and heard.

Must show a year's diary, with notes on nesting, mating, migration, bird songs and calls.  Must note difference between summer and winter bird population in her district.

Must now the help birds give to farmers and others, how some birds have become rare or extinct, and how bird-protection is carried out.

Must supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, through a winter season.  If she can do so without involving danger to the birds from cats or other enemies.  Intelligent notes of the bird visitors and their feeding habits should be shown in the year's diary.

Must have a good knowledge from personal observation of twelve of the following birds: house sparrow, song thrush, blackbird, starling, wren, robin, chaffinch, greenfinch, meadow pipit, skylark, pied wagtail, hedge sparrow, yellow hammer, house martin, swallow, swift, blue tit, great tit, cole tit, wood pigeon, wild duck, brown owl, lapwing (green plover, peewit), common snipe, curlew, pheasant, partridge, grouse, any kind of gull, any kind of crow.

1931 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) A Guide must show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc,, on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Must understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Must know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Must endeavor to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she must not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Must now some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Must have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Must supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she must keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors,

or

She must keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1932 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Bird Lover Badge

1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in fight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.
2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.
3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.
4) Endeavour to protect birds and now something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.
5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old an young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.
6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors;
or
Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1935 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1938 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1939 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1943 POR - Bird Lover Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1947 POR - Bird Watcher Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1950 POR - Bird Watcher Badge


1) Show that she has gained by her own observation an elementary knowledge of the birds in her neighbourhood, and can identify any common birds by their appearance, describing distinctive features, by songs or calls, by their motions, whether in trees, etc., on the ground, in flight or on water, and by their habits (whether social or solitary) at different seasons.

2) Understand how to stalk, find and listen to birds.

3) Know which birds are beneficial to us; which are sometimes harmful, and in what manner.

4) Endeavour to protect birds and know something of protective measures in force and protective ideals.  This implies she should not collect eggs, or disturb nesting birds.  Know some of the dangers which threaten birds.

5) Have an elementary knowledge of the food of birds, old and young, and understand the difference between the food of softbills and hardbills.

6) Supply food and water for birds, preferably in her own garden, if birds can be attracted in this way, and without any danger from cats or other enemies; and she should keep an occasional note-book with notes on her bird visitors; 

or

Keep a note-book containing intelligent observations on the birds of her neighbourhood.

1953 POR - Bird Watcher Badge


Any three of the following five questions may be answered, but answers must be based upon the Guide's own note-books and personal observations, the note-books to be taken to the test.


1) Name four species of birds which you have found to be typical nesting-birds in any two of the following six types of habitat:

a) Mixed woodland.

b) Hedgerow, pasture and arable land.

c) Heath and furze-grown common land.

d) A large garden with trees and orchards.

e) A large urban park with trees and bushes.

f) Riverside marshland

2) Give the dates and state the place where last spring you first observed or heard any five of the following summer migrants to Great Britain: Cuckoo, swift, swallow, house-martin, wheatear, willow-warbler, turtle-dove, nightingale, chiff-chaff, whitethroat, spotted flycatcher, yellow wagtail.

3) Give the following particulars of any three nests you found last spring: 

a) Place.  b) Date.  c) Site of nest (where placed, height above ground, etc.).  d) Description of nest.  e) Contents of nest when found.  f) State very briefly what you personally know about the bird-species to which the nest belonged.  g) Any subsequent notes on the nest, if visited again.

4) With any three of the following species, give details of the seasons of the year when you commonly hear them singing in your home or school area (state locality of home or school).

Wren, cuckoo, blackbird, robin, song-thrush, willow-warbler, chaffinch, yellow bunting.

5) If you visited any sea-bird colony last summer, state the species of birds which you saw nesting and any others which you think might have been nesting.  Give date and exact place in which you made your observations.

1957 POR - Bird Watcher Badge


Pass three of the following clauses:


1) Name four species found to be typical nesting-birds in any of the following types of habitat:

a) Mixed woodland.

b) Hedgerow, pasture and arable land.

c) Heath and furze-grown common land.

d) Large garden with trees and orchards.

e) Large urban park with trees and bushes.

f) Riverside marshland

2) Give the dates and state the place where any five of the following summer migrants to Great Britain were observed or heard the previous spring: Cuckoo, swift, swallow, house-martin, wheatear, willow-warbler, turtle-dove, nightingale, chiff-chaff, whitethroat, spotted flycatcher, yellow wagtail.

3) Give the following particulars of any three nests found the previous spring

a) Place.  b) Date.  c) Site of nest (where placed, height above ground, etc.).  d) Description of nest and contents.

If the nests were visited again, give any subsequent information.  State what she personally knows about the species to which the nests belonged.

4) Give the exact season of the year when she commonly hears any three of the following species singing in her home or school area: 

Wren, cuckoo, blackbird, robin, song-thrush, willow-warbler, chaffinch, yellow hammer, wood pigeon.

5) Name the species of birds seen nesting in any sea-bird colony visited within the year, and any others that she thinks might have been nesting.  Give dates and exact place in which she made her observations.

Note: The test is to be based on the candidate's personal observation and note-books.  The note-books are to be brought to the test.

1960 POR - Bird Watcher Badge


Pass three of the following clauses:


1) Name four species found to be typical nesting-birds in any of the following types of habitat:

a) Mixed woodland.

b) Hedgerow, pasture and arable land.

c) Heath and furze-grown common land.

d) Large garden with trees and orchards.

e) Large urban park with trees and bushes.

f) Riverside marshland

2) Give the dates and state the place where any five of the following summer migrants to Great Britain were observed or heard the previous spring: Cuckoo, swift, swallow, house-martin, wheatear, willow-warbler, turtle-dove, nightingale, chiff-chaff, whitethroat, spotted flycatcher, yellow wagtail.

3) Give the following particulars of any three nests found the previous spring: 

a) Place.  b) Date.  c) Site of nest (where placed, height above ground, etc.).  d) Description of nest and contents.

If the nests were visited again, give any subsequent information.  State what she personally knows about the species to which the nests belonged.

4) Give the exact season of the year when she commonly hears any three of the following species singing in her home or school area: 

Wren, cuckoo, blackbird, robin, song-thrush, willow-warbler, chaffinch, yellow hammer, wood pigeon.

Describe locality of home or school.

5) Name the species of birds seen nesting in any sea-bird colony visited within the year, and any others that she thinks might have been nesting.  Give dates and exact place in which she made her observations.

Note: The test is to be based on the candidate's personal observation and note-books.  The note-books are to be brought to the test.

1961 (July) POR - Bird Watcher Badge


Pass three of the following clauses:


1) Name four species found to be typical nesting-birds in any of the following types of habitat:

a) Mixed woodland.

b) Hedgerow, pasture and arable land.

c) Heath and furze-grown common land.

d) Large garden with trees and orchards.

e) Large urban park with trees and bushes.

f) Riverside marshland

2) Give the dates and state the place where any five of the following summer migrants to Great Britain were first observed or heard the previous spring: Cuckoo, swift, swallow, house-martin, wheatear, willow-warbler, turtle-dove, nightingale, chiff-chaff, whitethroat, spotted flycatcher, yellow wagtail.

3) Give the following particulars of any three nests found the previous spring: 

a) Place.  b) Date.  c) Site of nest (where placed, height above ground, etc.).  d) Description of nest and contents.

If the nests were visited again, give any subsequent information.  State what she personally knows about the species to which the nests belonged.

4) Give the exact season of the year when she commonly hears any three of the following species singing in her home or school area: 

Wren, cuckoo, blackbird, robin, song-thrush, willow-warbler, chaffinch, yellow hammer, wood pigeon.

Describe locality of home or school.

5) Name the species of birds seen nesting in any sea-bird colony visited within the year, and any others that she thinks might have been nesting.  Give dates and exact place in which she made her observations.

Note: The test is to be based on the candidate's personal observation and note-books.  The note-books are to be brought to the test.

1964 (March) POR - Bird Watcher Badge


Pass three of the following clauses:


1) Name four species found to be typical nesting-birds in any of the following types of habitat:

a) Mixed woodland.

b) Hedgerow, pasture and arable land.

c) Heath and furze-grown common land.

d) Large garden with trees and orchards.

e) Large urban park with trees and bushes.

f) Riverside marshland

2) Give the dates and state the place where any five of the following summer migrants to Great Britain were first observed or heard the previous spring: Cuckoo, swift, swallow, house-martin, wheatear, willow-warbler, turtle-dove, nightingale, chiff-chaff, whitethroat, spotted flycatcher, yellow wagtail.

3) Give the following particulars of any three nests found the previous spring: 

a) Place.  b) Date.  c) Site of nest (where placed, height above ground, etc.).  d) Description of nest and contents.

If the nests were visited again, give any subsequent information.  State what she personally knows about the species to which the nests belonged.

4) Give the exact season of the year when she commonly hears any three of the following species singing in her home or school area: 

Wren, cuckoo, blackbird, robin, song-thrush, willow-warbler, chaffinch, yellow hammer, wood pigeon.

Describe locality of home or school.

5) Name the species of birds seen nesting in any sea-bird colony visited within the year, and any others that she thinks might have been nesting.  Give dates and exact place in which she made her observations.

Note: The test is to be based on the candidate's personal observation and note-books.  The note-books are to be brought to the test.

1965 (July) POR - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Be a member of a Natural History Society.

2) Show your own field notebook recording detailed observation of six species of birds, including plumage, flight, song, food, roosting, nests and eggs, and rearing the young.

3) Read a book recommended by the Secretary of the Local Natural History Society and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) The feet of birds.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

1968 Guide Handbook - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Be a member of a Natural History Society.

2) Show your own field notebook recording detailed observation of six species of birds, including plumage, flight, song, food, roosting, nests and eggs, and rearing the young.

3) Read a book recommended by the Secretary of the Local Natural History Society and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) The feet of birds.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

1973 Guide Handbook - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Recognise 15 birds and show your own field notebook in which you have recorded detailed observations of any six of these species of birds including plumage, flight, song, food, roosting, nests and eggs, and rearing the young.

2) Read a book recommended by the tester or local librarian and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) The feet of birds.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

f) Any other topic related to your reading.

3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds that you see and hear.

1978 Guide Handbook - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Recognise 15 birds and show your own field notebook in which you have recorded detailed observations of any six of these birds including appearance, flight pattern, behavior and habitat.

2) Read a book recommended by the tester or local librarian and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) The feet of birds.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

f) Any other topic related to your reading.

3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds that you see and hear.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Recognise 15 birds and show your own field notebook in which you have recorded detailed observations of any six of these birds including appearance, flight pattern, behavior and habitat.

2) Read a book recommended by the tester or local librarian and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) Beaks and feet.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

f) Any other topic related to your reading.

3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds that you see and hear.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Recognise fifteen birds and show your own field notebook in which you have recorded detailed observations of any six of these birds including appearance, flight pattern, behavior and habitat.

2) Read a book recommended by the tester or local librarian and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) Beaks and feet.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

f) Any other topic related to your reading.

3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds that you see and hear.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Bird-Watcher Badge


1) Recognise 15 birds and show your own field notebook in which you have recorded detailed observations of any six of these birds including appearance, flight pattern, behavior and habitat.

2) Read a book recommended by the tester or local librarian and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:

a) Migration.

b) Territory.

c) Beaks and feet.

d) Sea-birds.

e) Seasonal variation in plumage.

f) Any other topic related to your reading.

3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds that you see and hear.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Bird Watcher Badge

1) Keep a field notebook and record detailed observations of at least six birds, including flight appearance, flight pattern, behavior and habitat.  Recognise 15 birds, including the six that you have observed very carefully.
2) Find out about and be prepared to discuss one of the following subjects with the tester:
a) migration
b) territory
c) beaks and feet
d) sea birds
e) seasonal variation in plumage
f) any other topic of particular interest agreed by you and the tester.
Where possible relate the discussion to your fieldwork.
3) Spend at least 30 minutes out of doors with the tester and discuss the birds you see and hear.  Show your understanding of suitable behavior when birdwatching.

1995 - Birdwatcher becomes a Staged Badge.

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