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Ivel Valley Bird Food COVID-19 Update

Ivel Valley Bird Food COVID-19 Update

Last updated: 3rd November 2020   Delivery Expectations¬† We are currently working on our normal delivery schedule, with deliveries placed before 2pm on weekdays being dispatched the same day. There are some circumstances in which this isn’t possible, however, so we are asking customers to […]

The Big Farmland Bird Count 2020

The Big Farmland Bird Count 2020

The Big Farmland Bird Count encourages UK farmers to observe and report on the variety of wild birds that see in their fields in February each year. Run by the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the BFBC is an important initiative that helps to record […]

Fledgling Season – Baby Birds on our Farm

Fledgling Season – Baby Birds on our Farm

May is a wonderful month for us here on the Ivel Valley farm. We’re lucky to see lots of different species of birds, both urban and rural, and our very favourite time of year is fledgling season! Here are some pictures of the young birds […]

Wildlife on the Farm – March 2019

Wildlife on the Farm – March 2019

The start of 2019 has been just a little different to last year. The 2018 Beast From the East gave us one of the coldest Februaries in recent years, whilst in 2019 we saw the hottest on record! Although a mild start to the year […]

Wildlife On The Farm – July 2018

Wildlife On The Farm – July 2018

Seems ages since writing the last snippets with the summer break but plenty to mention this month. Lots of new arrivals on the farm over the past couple of months. Firstly on the first of June last year the Shelducks had 9 ducklings, which was […]

Wildlife On The Farm – June 2018

Wildlife On The Farm – June 2018

Just got back from a visit to the farm lake. Although it was dull and overcast there were loads of birds feeding on, around or above the lake. Feeding on or in the water were Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mute swans, Tufted duck, Mallard and […]