Bird Food

Sunflower Seed Feeding Guide

March 19, 2022
an american goldfinch at a bird feeder, an example of which birds will eat sunflower seeds

Sunflower seeds have a lot of benefits to offer for birds, so let’s take a closer look at the different types of sunflower seeds that are available, and why they are excellent food sources for your garden birds. View our range of sunflower hearts and seeds   Which Birds Eat Sunflower Seeds? Sunflower seeds are a popular food source for all garden birds, and their …

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Suet Bird Food Guide

March 18, 2022
suet fat balls for birds

Suet fat balls are high in energy and provide quality nutrition for wild birds. It’s an ideal supplement for garden birds and can easily be hung from a bird table or added to a feeder. Suet fat balls can attract a diverse range of birds to your garden.   What is Suet for Birds? Suet is the raw fat around the kidneys, mostly in beef. …

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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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Top Tips for Feeding Garden Birds on a Budget

November 12, 2018

It’s fair to say that the enjoyment and fun we all get watching our birds on our feeders and around the garden is priceless; but that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t sometimes like it to be a little less expensive!  It can be tempting to cut back or look to make savings, so we’ve produced some top tips on saving money and still making sure your …

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No Grow, No Waste, No Compromise!

August 3, 2015

Ordinary bird seed, although cheaper, comes with the potential for growth of unrelenting and extraneous vegetation in your beloved garden. A once clean patch of fertile grass under your bird seed feeder can quickly become home to unwanted growth. However, there is a solution, and it comes in the form of our no waste bird seed mix. The basic idea is to prevent seed from …

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Great news: we now stock RSPB bird food & feeders!

July 6, 2015

Due to high demand, we now stock a range of official RSPB bird food and feeders at competitive prices. RSPB, being the official charity for the protection of birds, has produced its own range of food and feeders, including seed mixes, coconut shell suet treats as well as various bird feeders. Let’s look at some of these products sold by us from the RSPB range. …

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The Ins and Outs of Mealworm for Birds

June 8, 2015

Mealworms are an increasingly popular form of food for wild garden birds, especially during the breeding and fledgling seasons when considerable competition exists among birds for local natural resources such as earthworms. This demand can be offset by human intervention i.e. the feeding of mealworms, which are readily available to buy online, in either fresh or dried formats. Considered as a ‘luxury’ form of wild …

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The ultimate guide to wild bird suet food

June 2, 2015

Wild garden birds absolutely adore suet foods, especially during periods of time such as the breeding season when they require energy for mating and essential nutrients for their health. Those wild and frenetic ‘calls of nature’ must be fueled somehow; after all, it’s a competitive time for birds, and the more energy they have, well…the rest is history. So, we have put together an Ultimate …

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