Millions are spent on bird food each year. The membership of the RSPB is between 1-2 million. Plenty of birders head into the field with thousands of pounds worth of optical and camera equipment around their neck. How long will it be before the chairmen of English football clubs decide that a bit of rebranding might entice a little bit of the 'ornithological pound' into the game?
Queens Park Stringers
Dagenham & Redshank
Any more out there?
(With thanks to the Bard of Littlestone and his merry men)
In other news: Groundhog Day locally with the same birds being seen in the same places (including the Ewell Little Egret, below), apart from the Priest Hill Stonechats, that may well have moved on.