It appears to be the week for sending us your photos of birds taking a bath; this chap in particular loves nothing more than a good old scrub in the dog's water bowl reports Nature's Home Reader, Jill Gathercole. And, thanks to our nifty Giving Nature a Home App, you've been busy telling us how your 'Build a bird bath' projects are coming along too, the Caverly family from Cheadle, Cheshire tell us more...

 "Hi,  hope everyone is safe and well? We just wanted to say, as a family we have recently downloaded the RSPB App during lockdown. We have completed many of the fab tasks on offer. One of them being 'Build a bird bath'. We had great fun as a family completing the project but had reservations about how successful our efforts would be...

...To our astonishment, we were amazed to witness several birds using the bath the day after, one of the highlights of lockdown! I have included 2 pics for you to take a peek, many thanks for providing the app and the information required to complete the task. Best wishes, The Caverly's."

It's fantastic to see so many of you putting the app to good use, keep those photos coming - email us @ natureshome@rspb.org.uk - and remember to join the #Breakfast Birdwatch daily from 8am too, a great way to get your daily dose of VitaminN

Images: Blackbird by Jill and Adrian Gathercole/ Build a bird bath x 2 by Lee Caverly

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