I used to be a young ornithologist which I hope I’ve spelt correctly. I got a badge and a bird book and used to attend meetings every Friday afternoon at my school. I was quite young but I can still point out a buzzard from a kite. In those days people didn’t have mobile phones – I’m serious, so we never had any nasty scares of ringtones and flashing cameras frightening our feathered friends away. However, there’s a new piece of software that means you can own a mobile phone and bird watch at the same time.
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