Bird Feeding

Everything You Need To Know About Wild Bird Peanuts

April 20, 2021

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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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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Give us your top three bird-related movies

December 5, 2016

Welcome to the Bird Movie competition. The rules are simple: list your top three bird-related movie titles. It can reference a bird or contain a bird in the title. Simply write the list in the comments section below, along with your name and email address (will not be displayed publicly!) to be in with a chance of winning a 25kg bag of All Year Round Seed …

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Top of the birds – win a 25kg bag of sunflower heart chips

September 6, 2016

Welcome to the Top of the Birds competition. The rules are simple: list your top ten bird-related songs of all time, and the best playlist wins. It could be a song from a band (Live and Let Die, Wings), it could have a bird in the title (Three Little Birds, Marley) or it could reference birds (Fall on Me, REM – environmental impact). Simply write …

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Royal competition time

May 11, 2016

Our lucky Queen gets to celebrate three days for her 90th birthday; so, we thought, why not celebrate with a competition. The prize is one of our brand new Globe Seed Feeders worth £25.99. All you have to do is: Create the perfect ‘Royal’ bird mix, something the Queen could feed to Her birds. Give it a name and fill it with pomp and circumstance. …

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Cuan Wildlife Rescue

February 26, 2016

Garden Wildlife Direct is always in support of any cause that promotes the welfare of British wildlife, so we are incredibly pleased to be partnering with Cuan Wildlife Rescue to help raise awareness and offer support in the nurture and conservation of all wildlife.

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