Springwatch Webcams
June 3, 2011 7:13 AM   Subscribe

The BBC Springwatch webcams are four live webcams showing herons, nesting pied flycatchers, a buzzard, and a barn owl.
posted by OmieWise (10 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
Lovely. Thank you.
posted by Sparkticus at 7:25 AM on June 3, 2011

I wonder how Bill Oddie's doing.
posted by zamboni at 7:29 AM on June 3, 2011

BARN OWL! Who is the cutest little barn owl in the world, you are, you are BARN OWL!
posted by PinkMoose at 7:47 AM on June 3, 2011

We so need a Bill Oddie cam.
posted by londonmark at 8:14 AM on June 3, 2011

My favorite spring ever remains the one I experienced as a kid, in England. Woke up one morning and there were snowdrops everywhere; we went to visit a friend in Boar's Hill and their garden was covered in bluebells. Those are the two things that leap to mind first when I think of spring.
posted by rtha at 8:36 AM on June 3, 2011

The first part of this sentence had me thinking that there were four live webcams continually following Bruce Springsteen. Disappointed.
posted by Fizz at 8:55 AM on June 3, 2011

It turns out that they rotate the cams, so they show birds other than those I first listed.
posted by OmieWise at 9:03 AM on June 3, 2011

Last I heard, Bill Oddie's a bit better. I seem to recall him doing an interview with Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor not too long ago and he said he was doing okay. They were even gently joking about his depression.

My favourite Springwatch thing was Chris Packham's game of getting Smiths song references in wherever possible. Collected here for your enjoyment.
posted by Decani at 9:11 AM on June 3, 2011

Ynys Las is just up the coast from us. Lovely place.

That oystercatcher is freaking me out.
posted by ceiriog at 9:31 AM on June 3, 2011

Interesting peepshow.

One has to crank up the volume to get some sounds, although it's disturbing to hear scraps of human voices in the background.
posted by KMB at 12:55 PM on June 3, 2011

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