Bird Feeding

Preventing Pests

July 9, 2021

A garden that is attractive to birds, may also attract less-welcome visitors… Often when we work hard to make our gardens appealing to garden birds, it can also invite in some not so wanted guests such as rats, pigeons, crows and squirrels. This article will lay out the key steps we can all take to keep these unpleasant callers at bay. 1. Keep Bird Food …

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How To Stop Birds Hitting Windows

July 8, 2021

How to stop birds hitting windows is a question many of us ask when we sadly find a bird that has fatally collided into a window. Watching our garden birds through the window is a simple pleasure in many of our lives. This makes it all the more heart breaking when you hear the dull thud of a confused bird flying into a window. Sometimes, …

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Are UK Garden Birds in Decline?

July 8, 2021

When feeding your garden birds it can leave you wondering are UK garden birds in decline, and if so why are garden birds in decline? The 2021 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch found that shockingly 16 of Britain’s top garden birds are in decline. These findings follow a hard year where many of us depended more than ever on wildlife. Watching garden birds continues to offer …

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How to Clean a Bird Feeder in 5 Simple Steps

June 28, 2021

Bacteria can quickly build up in dirty birdfeeders which not only deters our feathered friends from feeding, but can also be harmful to them. Dirty birdfeeders can spread diseases such as Salmonella and Trichomoniasis which can be fatal to our feathered friends. To ensure this doesn’t happen it’s important to keep your feeders clean. This guide will take you through how to step by step.

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Everything You Need To Know About Wild Bird Peanuts

April 20, 2021
About Wild Bird Peanuts

Peanuts are hugely popular with a very wide variety of bird species that visit our gardens across the UK. They are a completely natural and healthy food, and contain essential minerals and nutrients that enhance survival prospects for birds in all forms of environmental conditions. So, we’ve put together this ‘complete guide’ to peanuts so you know exactly what you’re buying and feeding your precious …

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Photo Competition Winners

September 11, 2019

Thank you to everyone that voted in our August 2019 Photo Competition! We had a fantastic turnout with just over 400 photos from our customers. It’s been tricky to pick the winners, but we’ve just about managed it. Read on to see the winners and what they’ve won!   1st Place Photographer: David Howse Prize: £100 in Reward Points Bird: Nuthatch  

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Niger Seed: What You Need To Know

June 14, 2019

What is Niger Seed? Niger seed (often called Nyger Seed or Nyjer Seed) is a small black seed from the Guizotia flower, a pretty and dainty yellow bloom that is native to Africa. Combine Niger Seed with other seeds to provide your birds with a more varied diet. It’s perfect for treating the small birds in your area and is particularly loved by goldfinches. You …

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Time To Vote! Help Us Pick a Winner In Our Photo Contest

March 21, 2019

UPDATE 27th March: Thank you to everyone that has voted, the competition is now closed.  View the winners here. – – – – – – – – – – – We’ve been blown away by the response to our latest photo competition!  We had over 250 entries, which our judges struggled to narrow down.  After several hours, we finally managed to get them to narrow …

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