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What to Feed Fledglings

What to Feed Fledglings

It’s that time of year to start thinking about feeding the droves of baby birds that will soon be visiting our gardens. During the spring and early summer you’ll see fledglings from all species of birds around the UK, usually in small groups. It’s a […]

Feeding Live Mealworms to Birds

Feeding Live Mealworms to Birds

Live Mealworms and Live Waxworms are some of the most popular foods to offer wild birds here in the UK. Not only are they packed with tons of fat, protein and moisture, they also help to keep bird feeding habits as natural as possible. You […]

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2020

It’s our favourite time of year again – the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch!  At 41 years old, the Big Garden Birdwatch originated as a way to encourage children to spend a weekend admiring nature. The very first weekend in 1979 was promoted by Blue Peter […]

Fun Facts About UK Birds of Prey

Fun Facts About UK Birds of Prey

1. The Merlin Falcon is the smallest bird of prey in Britain measuring just 30cm and with a 60cm wing-span. 2. Goshawks were once extinct in the UK, but escaped and released falconry birds have recolonised the land. 3. The Peregrine Falcon is the fastest animal […]

Is bird food harmful to dogs?

Is bird food harmful to dogs?

Dog owners will understand the uphill battle of keeping your four-legged friends away from food on the ground. And if you’re also an avid garden bird feeder – this struggle can be daily! Birds are messy eaters and will soon cover your garden floor with […]

10 Fun Facts About Woodpeckers

10 Fun Facts About Woodpeckers

1. Although there are over 200 species of woodpecker in the world, there are only 3 species in the UK: the Great Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, and the Green Woodpecker. 2. Great Spotted Woodpeckers are particularly fond of peanuts and insect based suet pellets or […]