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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 […]

Can Birds Eat Bread?

Can Birds Eat Bread?

For a lot of us, the concept of bird feeding started at a young age when we threw generous handfuls of stale bread and crusts into the back garden. It was exciting, watching the pigeons and magpies flock to the ground and fighting over the […]

How to Help Your Garden Wildlife During a Heatwave

How to Help Your Garden Wildlife During a Heatwave

It’s official, August is set to see the hottest bank holiday on record with temperatures looking to hit 30C. While you’re pouring out the margaritas and blowing up the emergency paddling pool, spare a thought for your garden wildlife that will be desperately searching for […]