Six birds to spot in your garden this winter
Our ecologist Peter Brash picks his top six birds to see in the garden this winter.
Feeding garden birds in winter is one of the easiest ways to get close to wildlife and the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch is a great way to contribute to citizen science from the comfort of your home.
The number and variety of birds you see is likely to be driven by the weather.
Get mild conditions and you are likely to be graced by small numbers of your regular feathered friends.
But a cold snap could see much excitement as greater numbers and variety of species go in search of sustenance.
Here are my top birds to spot in your garden this winter.