Informative

What to feed your birds this winter?

January 9, 2018

It’s important to feed birds all year round; however, with the cold winter weather and lack of food available in their natural environment, it means making time to feed your birds in the winter should definitely be a priority for bird lovers.Below you will find some inspirational bird food information, highlighting what to feed birds, particularly at dusk and dawn, during the cold season and …

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Attracting Autumn birds to your garden

October 24, 2017

Autumn brings all sorts of changes to your garden, and with it comes a whole bunch of different wildlife visitors, particularly bird species. Garden birds benefit from feeding all year round, but the colder months are a time of vulnerability for them, and therefore it is the perfect opportunity for providing supplementary food.Of course, with many of this season’s visitors migrating from Northern Europe, and …

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BBC Autumnwatch 2017

October 13, 2017

BBC Autumnwatch returns this year to its Springwatch home in the National Trust Sherborne Park Estate in Gloucestershire. For the first time, presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games will return to the Cotswold countryside to host the Autumn wildlife television programme at the end of October. The four day series is one of the UK’s largest live outdoor broadcasts bringing viewers the best …

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Best Bird Pun Competition

January 25, 2017

Welcome to the Best Bird Pun competition. Give us your best bird pun, it can be anything related with birds: a few examples: Owl by myself, toucan play that game and hawkward. Simply write your best bird pun in the comments section, along with your name and email address, which will not displayed publicly, to be in the chance of winning 25kg No grow/No waste/No …

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BBC Winterwatch 2017

January 16, 2017

BBC Winterwatch returns to the home of Autumnwatch at the RSPB Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset. The show will return on Monday 23rd January 2017, for the traditional four episodes. It will be broadcasted on BBC Two hosted by the usual presenters and English naturalists, Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games. RSPB Arne Nature Reserve, Dorset The home of Autumnwatch and upcoming series of …

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BBC Autumnwatch 2016

October 11, 2016

BBC Autumnwatch BBC Autumnwatch returns this year at the RSPB Arne Nature Reserve in Dorset, where they will host the wildlife television programme starting on the 24th October 2016. Hosted by presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games, celebrating its 10th anniversary, Autumnwatch has returned to our screens after the succession of the previous episodes. One of the UK’s largest live outdoor broadcasts will …

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Bad harvest. Why not try an alternative to peanuts?

September 6, 2016

As you may be aware, there is a global shortage of peanuts due to an unfortunate bad harvest this year, which has affected the supply of this key commodity. Along with an increased demand for peanuts, there has been an inevitable rise in prices, which have increased across all our peanut products, including premium and peanut splits varieties. Despite the increase in prices, Garden Wildlife …

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Monogamy in garden birds

February 4, 2016

IT IS COMMONLY THOUGHT THAT BIRDS are completely monogamous to their partners, but recent findings demonstrate that this is only true genetically 15% of the time. So which birds are really staying true, and which ones are cheekily playing the field? Is it true monogamy, or just for the first year? After all, we’ve all felt that 7 year itch, right?! In time for Valentine’s …

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Everything you need to know about garden bird seed

November 20, 2015

Wild bird seed is an extremely popular type of food for garden birds; in fact, one of the most popular, which is reflected in the choice and diversity of straight and mixes available to buy. In fact, birds love to eat seeds so much it’s almost a singular staple diet. So what kinds of seeds can you buy to help your garden birds in the …

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All about ground feeding birds – some tips

November 16, 2015
Ground Feeding Sparrow

EVERYONE HAS SEEN BIRDS feeding from bird feeders hanging from trees, as well as bird tables filled with seed, but what about feeders for birds that primarily forage for food from the ground? See all our ground feeders Song thrushes, wrens, chaffinches, dunnocks, blackbirds, house sparrows and robins are such birds that mostly scour for insects and other forms of sustenance from soil. Providing feed …

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