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6 Ways to take care of garden birds in winter

Peter McNish

When the winter rolls around, so does the cold and frost, making life a little tougher for our favourite garden birds. It’s our job as bird lovers, to make sure that our garden visitors are well looked after during this harsh time of year. That’s why we have created this handy list of 6 ways to take care of your garden birds this winter. From making sure you’re serving the right wild bird food to giving your feathered visitors a safe and warm place to hide, every gesture, no matter how small, can help our garden birds survive the winter...

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5 things to think about when offering nuts to birds

Peter McNish

There are a lot of wild birds out there that love to feast on peanuts, especially as the colder months come into play. That’s why we always recommend stocking up on peanuts for birds during winter and we are here to give you a few tips on how best to use them.   Choking hazards The first thing we want to address is that peanuts can be a choking hazard for small or young birds. Depending on the season, you may want to think about which of our peanuts for birds you place out for your garden birds. In peak...

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The Top 5 Bird Seed Feeders for Small Birds

Peter McNish

Bird seed feeders are the ultimate garden accessory - not only do they keep your wild bird food in one nice neat place, but they also allow for optimum birdwatching too. It’s important to know which bird seed feeder to use for which type of wild bird food, as the wrong feeder can get clogged and be difficult for birds to feed from. We’ve taken a look at some of our best bird seed feeders and pulled together our top 5 favourites.          Droll Yankee Ring Pull Niger Feeder The idea behind our Droll Yankee Pull Niger Feeder is that...

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How to Identify Wild Bird Body Language on National Body Language Day

Peter McNish

It is National Body Language Day on the 5th October and we wanted to put it to good use, by helping you to identify the more common behaviours of some of our favourite UK wild birds! Below, we take a look at some wild bird body language FAQs and aim to demystify the world of bird behaviour. This will help you to understand your subjects a little better, when out birdwatching. Write these down in a little book and take them with you, so you’ll never have to wonder what the wild birds are trying to communicate. Why do wild...

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The top 5 bird seed feeders for large birds

Peter McNish

If you’re out to attract certain large birds to your garden, the food menu you’re offering in your bird seed feeder will affect which large birds come to visit. You should also take care to notice which birds are regular visitors and choosing the correct bird feeders for large birds to ensure they continue coming back for more. Read on to find out which are our 5 best large bird feeders and the different birds they will attract. 1. Droll Yankees Nut Feeder 300mm Peanuts are a great source of nutritional oils and protein and our Droll Yankees Nut Feeder...

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