A – Z of Common British Garden Birds

This is the official Garden and Wildlife Direct resource for the key varieties of garden birds in Britain. You'll find information into behaviour, migratory patterns, feeding habits and other factual tit bits of the most common of garden birds in the UK. Click on any of the images below to find more information about each individual British bird.

Blackbird

Blue Tit

Common European Blue Tit
© Francis C. Franklin, available under public license

Bullfinch

See information about the Bullfinch
© Francis C. Franklin, available under public license

Chaffinch

See information about the Chaffinch
© Jonathan Jordan, available under public license

Coal Tit

See information about the Coal Tit
© Frank Drebin, available under public license

Collared Dove

See information about the Wren
© Andreas Trepte, available under public license

Dunnock

See information about the Dunnock

Goldcrest

See information about the Goldcrest
© Francis C. Franklin, available under public license

Goldfinch

See information about the Goldfinch
© Andreas Trepte, available under public license

Great Tit

See information about the Great Tit
© Francis C. Franklin, available under public license

Greenfinch

See information about the Greenfinch
© Andreas Trepte, available under public license

House Martin

See information about the House Martin
© Ken Billington, available under public license

House Sparrow

See information about the House Sparrow
© David Friel, available under public license

Jay

See information about the Jay
© Alistair G, available under public license

Long Tailed Tit

See information about the Long Tailed Tit
© Andreas Trepte, available under public license

Marsh Tit

See information about the Marsh Tit
© Fae, available under public license

Nuthatch

See information about the Nuthatch
© Ron Night, available under public license

Redpoll

See information about the Redpoll
© Ron Knight, available under public license

Robin

See information about the Robin
© Miles Wolstenholme, available under public license

Siskin

See information about the Siskin
© S?awek Staszczuk, available under public license

Song Thrush

See information about the Song Thrush
© Andreas Trepte, available under public license

Spotted Woodpecker

See information about the Great Spotted Woodpecker
© Tim Felce, available under public license

Starling

See information about the Starling
© Jacob Spinks, available under public license

Turtle Dove

See information about the Turtle Dove
© Ron Knight, available under public license

Wood Pigeon

See information about the Wood Pigeon
© John Willis, available under public license

Wren

See information about the Wren
© Tony Hisgett, available under public license

Blackcap

See information about the Blackcap