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 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.
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: 17 minutes Nesting typically starts around February and carries on in our gardens right through to August. Providing nest boxes and bird food throughout the nesting season can give the chicks born in and around your garden a much greater chance of survival for the year ahead.
Reading Time: 9 minutes We’re all about wildlife. That’s why we couldn’t resist bringing you an article about that wonderful little garden visitor, the Hedgehog. Sadly, the west European Hedgehog was officially classed as vulnerable in 2020 as numbers have been declining recently. As a result, it is imperative that those of us who care for wildlife do everything we can to protect this spiky little character.
Reading Time: 7 minutes As one of the leading bird food manufacturers in the UK, you would expect our website to be full of handy advice on what to feed birds, both kept and wild, all year round. Of course, that is the case, and if you search our site, you’ll find lots of advice on keeping wild birds, aviary birds and parrots happy and healthy all year round.
Reading Time: 9 minutes There is no garden, yard, or other outdoor space that we can think of that cannot be enhanced by a bird table. Watching and listening to the throng and chatter of a spectacular range of feathered visitors, your spirits cannot help but be lifted and your well being enhanced. It is a win-win. Peace of mind for you and a healthy, sustaining meal for the birds.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Robins are one of the UK’s favourite garden birds. And it is easy to see why. This gorgeous little visitor is surrounded by myth and folk law, immortalised in song, and strongly associated with that most wonderful time of the year – Christmas. They are one of tamest British birds around humans, often feeding around people seemingly without a care in the world. It is no wonder thousands of us are so keen to attract this beautiful little visitor to our gardens.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Spring is a magical time of the year when the world re-awakens from its long winter snooze and greets us with new colour, beauty, and life. It’s also one of the best times to watch the birds in your garden as new mums and dads frantically fly around collecting enough food to raise their brood and prepare them for the biggest moment of their young lives – the day they finally leave the nest.