12 Days of Wild Christmas!!


Matthew Roberts

A midwinter nature challenge

12 Days of Wild Christmas is a Christmas challenge to do one wild thing a day from the 25th December to the 5th January. These could be little things to help nature - like recycling your Christmas tree or feeding the birds - or ways to connect with nature in the winter like walking off your Christmas dinner in the woods or admiring the beauty of a winter sunset.

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Go on a winter walk

Where to go

Zsuzsanna Bird

Make a Christmas wreath for birds

Get started

Spot a starling murmuration

Where to go

© Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

Investigate animal tracks

What to look out for

Danny Green 

Photograph the frost

Meadow buttercup by Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

Watch wildlife out your window

Ben Hall/2020VISION

Find a feather

Draw it, photograph it or try and work out who it has come from!

Feather from Mute Swan Cygnus by David Tipling/2020VISION

Watch a sunrise or sunset

Sunrise over the River Itchen near Ovington, Hampshire by Guy Edwardes/2020VISION

Find fantastic fungi

Where to look

Ben Porter

Feed the birds

What to feed them

© Vinehouse Farm

Tune in by switching off

Spend a day without electronics!

Zsuzsanna Bird

Join your Wildlife Trust

Rob Bates