Reading Time: 9 minutes Greenfinches might not have the range of colours of their Goldfinch cousins, but they are still have a spectacular plummage. They are also viewed as one of the best starter birds you can buy by many aviary keepers because they tend to be fairly hardy, have a good song, and don’t have any specific needs that require the management of an experienced keeper.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Birdsong has to be one of the natural wonders of the world. In this blog, we will attempt to answer these questions and more, as we try delve into bird song and what makes it such a wonderful spectacle.
Reading Time: 9 minutes Love them or hate them, there’s no denying Grey Squirrels can be playful and fun to watch. They are nature’s daredevils and acrobats, climbing the thinnest branches and leaping from tree to tree; they put even the greatest trapeze artists to shame.
Reading Time: 5 minutes We have opened our first ever shop in 142 years this Christmas – so local people could provide vital shelter to birds, mammals, and other creatures in their gardens, to keep them snug through the winter
Reading Time: 9 minutes The Wren is one of the birds we get asked about most often. Whereas the majority of people know about and can readily identify a Robin, Blue Tit, or Sparrow, they’re less confident about Wrens in terms of behaviour, when, where and how to see them, and what food to put out.
How our New Blending Plant Will Help us Keep up With Demand for Higher Quality, More Nutritious Bird Foodjohnstonjeff2023-04-04T16:03:15+00:00
Reading Time: 5 minutes We have a new parrot food blending plant at our manufacturing site at Gilberdyke in East Yorkshire to help us meet the increasing demand for higher quality, more nutritious blends.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Did you know that the UK has its own population of wild Parakeets? Yes, that’s right, a wild parrot in Britain and one that is growing in population. In this blog, we take a closer look at the fascinating Ring-Necked Parakeet.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Sometimes referred to as ‘pocket parrots’ due to their size, they are colourful, charming characters that can make adorable pets. With a name like Lovebird, it’s not surprising these are among the most popular small parrots to own.
Reading Time: 8 minutes With the nesting season well underway, the first fledglings of the year will soon climb precariously from their cosy homes and make a leap of faith into the big, wide world. Just like a young person leaving home for the first time, this is their chance to spread their wings.
Reading Time: 10 minutes One question we get asked fairly often is how to tame a Budgie. We’ve always found this a bit of a strange enquiry because like most birds that live in flocks in the wild, Budgies are very sociable and enjoy human company. As such, they don’t need to be tamed per se.