Autumn is one of the best times to observe many forms of wildlife. At this time of year, it’s common to see the Brambling, Redwing, Waxwing, Fieldfare, Coal Tit, Nuthatch, Siskin, Spotted Woodpecker, Jay and more as they start to bulk up before Winter. It’s important for them to find plentiful food sources at this time of year, in fact their very survival through the cold winter months can depend on it.
To help our feathered friends endure the harsher weather it’s a good idea to keep some well stocked feeders out. If you love watching the birds in your garden (which we’re willing to bet you do if you’re reading this!), then this has two benefits:
- The birds are kept happy and well fed
- You get to see them visiting your feeders. Your garden might even become their favourite port of call!
Starvation is the biggest threat our garden birds face so providing them with regular, reliable food sources can be the key to helping support their survival.