British Bird Egg Identification Chart

August 2, 2022
bird nest found in the bird egg identification chart

Finding bird eggs can be thrilling, whether in your garden or on a walk in the woods. However, it’s easy to get confused if you want to identify British bird eggs! Our birds’ eggs come in various sizes, shapes and colours, and if you’re determined to identify your latest find, you will need a bird egg identification chart. Fortunately, we have just the thing! To …

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The Most Instagrammed Nature Reserves

August 1, 2022

Nature reserves are vital to the conservation of many important bird and wildlife species here in the UK, as well as beneficial ecosystems and vital plants. They give these species a safe habitat to grow and thrive. And, with some island nature reserves not even allowing people to step foot in the same habitat as the wildlife they seek to protect, it’s safe to say …

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Collective Nouns for Birds

August 1, 2022
a wedge of geese is a common collective nouns for birds

In the animal kingdom, there is a surprisingly large number of collective nouns. It seems almost every animal on Earth has a name for their groups. However, some of the collective nouns for birds are by far the most interesting. To help you identify the groups of birds you see correctly, we have a comprehensive list of collective nouns for birds. Some of these birds …

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All About the Red Kite (Milvus Milvus)

August 1, 2022
the face of a red kite bird

The magnificent Red Kite is a bird of prey that loss of habitat almost pushed to extinction in the UK. However, thanks to radical efforts to re-introduce them to England and Scotland, Red Kite numbers are in recovery, and there are currently 1800 breeding pairs residing in Britain[i]. If you want to learn more about the Red Kite, continue reading. Quick Facts Family – Accipitridae Diet …

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Life Without Birds

July 25, 2022

Birds are a vital part of our ecosystem. From pest control to vital pollination, there’s plenty of natural actions birds do that affect our lives in ways you probably don’t even realise. With species of garden birds in decline, it’s a sobering thought to imagine our lives without birds, but these consequences would stretch far beyond the lack of bird sightings in our own gardens. …

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Price Increases: Why is Bird Food So Expensive?

July 1, 2022

There are multiple factors which have resulted in our recent price increases. The major cause being the devastating events in Ukraine this year, leading to disruptions in various markets, such as fuel, oil, sunflower, wheat and many other cereals and grains. Unfortunately, these affected markets have resulted in an increased cost of living which we have all been impacted by. The high rise of fuel …

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Do Robins Recognise Humans?

July 1, 2022
a robin looking at humans

Do you ever step outside and feel like somebody’s watching you? If you have robins nesting in your area, chances are these affectionate and chirpy little birds are watching you. And, when you’re under their gaze daily, it’s easy to wonder, ‘do robins recognise humans?’ While it is not inconceivable to believe that local birds will notice humans as they go about their day, some experts believe …

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