Wild Bird Advice
Browse our expert wild bird related advice with everything you need to know about feeding and caring for UK garden birds.
Watching birds flock into your garden and bringing their chirpy songs with them has to be one of life’s greatest pleasures. You have to admit, waking up on a summer’s day to the song of a bird is a great way to start your day!
Knowing what to feed birds in autumn will help your garden visitors get the most from every meal as the colder weather of winter approaches. So join us as we look at how different nuts, seeds and bird food mixes will keep your chirpy regulars returning, again and again, looking for more!
Feeding birds is a popular and rewarding activity for many nature lovers. A common questions we hear this time of year is “when to stop feeding birds in summer in the UK”, and we advise that you continue feeding them. This is because garden birds need lots of energy to take care of and ...
One of the joys of feeding wild birds is that once you start providing them with food, they realise you are helping them out and will keep returning for more. Knowing how often you need to feed them and how frequently you should refill your bird feeders depends on the season and how hungry they ...
If you are worried about overfeeding the birds in your garden or outside areas, this quick guide will help you to establish a good feeding routine to make sure that won't happen.
If you're wondering whether mixtures or straights are the best options for your garden birds, we have put together a simple guide on how to choose the best one and some of the reasons why.
If you're uncertain about choosing between a bird feeder or bird table we have written a guide about each of their benefits and help you to understand which one is best suited for you.
Watching wild birds feast and frolic in your garden is fun for you and the whole family, but have you ever wondered how you attract birds to a new bird table? Knowing where to place your feeding table and what to serve up at mealtimes is easy, and we have some tips below that will help.
The ideal height for a bird table should be between 120 – 180cm off the ground. The higher a bird table is from the ground, the harder it will be for cats to approach unnoticed. But you don’t want it too high, making it harder for you to reach. The best place in your garden is somewhere that ...
Seeing birds through a window or out in the open may be nice, but there's nothing quite like having them become familiar faces that regularly visit your garden and outdoor spaces. Follow our tips below on how best to attract them.