Wildlife

Wildlife

Wildlife
We're about more than just birds (though obviously we like them a lot).
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  • Gardening for wildlife

    Here comes the big one...

    On your marks, get set.... Yes, the moment has come yet again to take up your prime position, next to the patio doors or peering out from the kitchen window, eyes peeled, feeders full, recording sheet at the ready. It's time to count your birds...
  • Notes on nature

    How to take better photos

    You've put out your food. The birds are there. Now, you'd like to photograph them. Here's some tips from RSPB Wildlife Adviser Ben Andrew on how get some great photos and make the most of your birdwatch. Perches – place natural...
  • Wildlife Enquiries

    Bolshie Feeders

    Hope you all had a great Christmas and Happy New Year to you all. Over the festive break I’ve been watching the birds in my garden. There was nothing out of the ordinary; apart from a Greenfinch spotted two days running, which is a rare sight...
  • Wildlife Enquiries

    Why are you getting all up in my grille?

    A rescue operation greeted the wildlife team at 9 am this morning. Lorna from our trading team was alarmed to hear shrill whistled calls coming from the grille in the front of her car as she arrived at work. The bird in question was a beautiful kingfisher...
  • Gardening for wildlife

    Jabba the Hutt turns up in my garden

    The removal of dangerous leylandii from my new garden continues apace, and today my tree surgeon came to the house to tell me he'd found something under the rotting bole of a dead 300-year old pear tree. There it was, poking up out of the ground...
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