When we humans travel long distances, we usually make stops at comfy hotels to enjoy a hot bath, a freshly cooked dinner, and a good book or TV programme. What if migratory birds could enjoy a luxurious stop during their long trans-Saharan flights?
In our April The Sahara Desert issue, we asked you to design a spectacular bird hotel for migratory birds. Take a look at some of your amazing entries.
The children from three lucky schools in Bahrain were chosen to participate in an outdoor classroom project created by a UK company, Equator Connect, and Bahrain-based company TalentFreeFlow, and supported by Bahrain’s government.
Take a look at their great green inventions!
Every year, as autumn arrives in the Northern Hemisphere, millions of birds across Europe get ready to migrate. To beat the chilly winter and nippy winds, birds will fly thousands of miles to warmer climes. Swallows, yellow wagtails, ospreys and many others stock up on large amounts of food to get ready for their long-haul flight to Africa!
Cold temperatures in winter make it hard for some animals to stay warm and to find enough food to eat when plants and trees are becoming dormant.