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The Biggest Twitch supports Pledge to Fledge

You know how much you enjoy watching birds. But have you thought about sharing that enjoyment with someone new to birding? Now you can with Pledge to Fledge!

Pledge to Fledge (P2F) is an international grassroots campaign to introduce friends and acquaintances to pleasure of watching wild birds. It is a terrific opportunity to share your love for birding with others, and to help people discover the allure of birds while connecting with the natural world around them.

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We enjoy some South Carolina birding with the Dyer family

P2F is designed to help birders effectively enthuse their non-birding friends into becoming a casual birdwatcher, and then, ideally, into someone concerned about bird conservation and the environment. YOU have the capacity to enhance the lives of birds and people alike – simply by sharing your own enthusiasm for birds!

You can join us and the international grassroots birding movement by registering your personal “Pledge to Fledge” online today! All you’re pledging is your time and commitment to share birds with others in order to fuel their curiosity and awareness of the natural world around them. It’s all free!

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Introducing a potential new birdwatcher to a flock of Waxwings

The P2F Campaign encourages birders like you and us to nurture an interest in birds in others. The goal is to provide our budding new birdwatcher(s) with on-going support as they develop their own appreciation for birds.

We need your help to make P2F a success. Please be a part of P2F and make your “Pledge to Fledge” a new birder TODAY! Just click on the following link and it will take you straight to the Pledge:

It couldn’t be simpler. And it’s all free!

But please don’t stop there. We know you are just the person to take an active role in P2F by helping to ‘fledge’ a new birder near you – a friend, a relative, perhaps a group that you’re already involved with – by taking them out birding with you and sharing the wonderful wildlife experience you already enjoy. You could be an important part of a global initiative to share birds with others.

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How about a birding picnic?

On 24th to 26th August 2012, birders across six continents will inspire a broader public appreciation for birds by taking friends and other non-birders out to truly see and enjoy birds for the first time. These birders will share their efforts with the world through photos, videos, and stories on the Pledge to Fledge website and social media channels. We’re part of this, and we’d love you to be too. If you can take someone out birding that weekend, it would be brilliant to be part of this global birdwatching event.

But don’t worry if you can’t make those dates in August. You can help ‘fledge’ a new birder any time. We are holding a warm-up P2F session on Sunday 12th August 2012 at RSPB Conwy where we’ll be stationed in the Tal-y-Fan hide all day, sharing birds and enthusing about P2F to spread the word. Perhaps you can join us then?


Kingfisher: a bird to enthuse anybody!

We want as many people as possible to be involved in P2F, so please let us know if you’re able to help ‘fledge’ a new birder at any time. If you’d like any more information about P2F or want to discuss ideas about an event you could hold in your area, then please contact us on

We look forward to hearing from you!
Best wishes and good birding!
Alan and Ruth


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