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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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How to welcome birds and wildlife to your allotment for a healthy crop

Peter McNish

From your salad crops that give you leaves for your meals, to your flowering peas, it’s National Allotment Week so take a step back and admire all your hard work. Farmers often see birds as pests but whether you’re starting a new allotment or have been the proud owner of an allotment for a number of years, you’ll want to attract these colourful characters to your allotment. Often a fraction of the cost of expensive pesticides and pest deterrents, attracting birds is not only a cheaper option but it will add birdsong and life to your allotment. Read on to...

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Birdspotter's top 10 birds of Britain

Peter McNish

Come rain or shine bird spotting can be enjoyed any time of the year. With one of the hottest UK summers on record there’s no better time to explore the great outdoors, or the comfort of your garden and spot some of the best birds of England. To give you a helping hand in identifying which bird species you may have seen, here are 10 of the most common British birds that have been spotted according to our BirdSpotter tool. Barn Owl This much-loved countryside bird, with its heart-shaped face, buff back and wings and pure white underparts are widely...

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Kennedy Wild Bird Food’s Seabird Watching Guide

Peter McNish

As summertime approaches and the weather warms up, Brits will flock to the seaside and coastline to make the most of the summer season. This doesn’t mean you have to stop birdwatching though! There is a huge variety of shoreline birds and seabirds in the UK to spot on your travels this summer season. Take a look at our guide to spotting seabirds below! Common seabirds to look out for and where to find them Although there are a wide number of seabirds in the UK, here are our top picks to keep an eye out for.   Puffin The...

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The top garden birds and their favourite food

Peter McNish

Most of us look forward to spotting some feathered garden visitors from time to time, but it can be difficult to know how to take care of all the different types of birds that we may spot. Although some things, such as ensuring an adequate water supply, are important for all birds, it’s also a good idea to find out what birds like to eat and how this differs from species to species. We’ve put together a list of birds and their food preferences using the results of the RSPB’s big garden birdwatch, to help you choose the most suitable...

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