Advice and Tips

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 […]

The Best Wild Bird Foods for your Garden This Spring and Summer

The Best Wild Bird Foods for your Garden This Spring and Summer

It’s a wonderful time of year for bird feeding, and offering the right foods can attract an array of colourful and unique wild birds to your garden. Here we’ve highlighted some of the best bird foods to use in your garden during this blooming beautiful […]

Why We Love Ring-Pull™ Bird Feeders

Why We Love Ring-Pull™ Bird Feeders

Finding the right bird feeder is no easy feat. Here at Ivel Valley Bird Food we like to think we’ve tried nearly every feeder on the market in our quest to find the very best feeders to offer our customers. While there are a great […]

10 Fun Facts About Robins

10 Fun Facts About Robins

1. Robins are very territorial and you’ll usually only see 2 together when they’re mating. 2. In fact, they’re so territorial that they often fight to the death defending their area. 3. They are very loyal to their food sources. The Robin you see in […]

Feeding Mealworms to Wild Birds FAQs

Feeding Mealworms to Wild Birds FAQs

Here on the Ivel Valley farm, dried mealworms are one of our very favourite things to feed our wild birds. We’re very lucky that we get a large variety of both urban and rural birds so there are plenty of bird breeds around that love […]