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Messy feeding sparrows ...
Hi, I get up to 20 sparrows visiting my tiny front garden most days. Lots of cats around here so I started to put bird seed, in a fairly standard seed feeder, in the ancient hawthorn hedge that they love. This is well visited and fought over - generally leading to perhaps 50% or more of the seed...
16 Jun 2013
Re: When should we stop feeding blackbirds?
Thanks Alan. I think that's a good strategy. Teach 'em to look elsewhere as well! Nice one. Thanks.
11 Jun 2013
Communal garden, feeders and pigeons
Hello! I hope you guys are well and are able to help us. We have been feeding birds for the last couple of years in our communal garden. Not only do we get immense pleasure, we have also seen a rise in the local bird population. We now have a lovely flock of starlings and we often see Woodpeckers...
7 May 2013
Siskins oin the garden
Siskins found there way back into my garden! Almost a year ago since I last saw them here... I am ging to enjoy them being here whiulst it lasts :)
15 Apr 2013
When to stop feeding the birds?
Hi, Here in Yorkshire we are still having cold weather so I am still putting out food for the birds as well as the peanuts and fat balls in hangers. I don't want to make the birds lazy which I know can happen if they get to dependant on food that is put out for them. So should I start cutting...
11 Apr 2013
Some do’s and don’ts on feeding our feathered friends
It’s been a tough winter and spring for the wildlife in our gardens. In Wildlife Enquiries, we get a number of calls and emails asking for advice on feeding the birds, the right type of feeders, what to feed and when. Some people think that they should only feed the birds through the winter...
3 Apr 2013
Lots of snow but still managed a few recognisable pics on my compact (LTTs, coal tit, mr williams, house sparrow and pigeon xx
long tailed tits surprised me, mr williams again, coal tit seems to be here everyday lately, house sparrow waiting for hubby to get home lol and roly mo the pigeon doesn`t understand that the food isn`t on the roof of the bird table LOL
23 Mar 2013
nest boxes...these r mine? any suggestions? good places for them or bad? at the bottom is pic of my garden.......where do you think i should put another nest box? the 1st 1 to give me a suggestion that i like i will put the box just where u say and even pu
this is my garden x So far i think these look very nice and fit in really nicely in my garden xxxxx. I`d still take any advice about nesting birds plus tips about nest boxes xx
8 Mar 2013
nest boxes......positions in my garden........what does everybody think??
So far i think these look very nice and fit in really nicely in my garden xxxxx. I`d still take any advice about nesting birds plus tips about nest boxes xx
8 Mar 2013
siskin and long tailed tit today and i got them before 10am yay xxxx (sorry about quality again but i was excited lol)
7 Mar 2013
June update from Wildlife Enquiries
June is typically our busiest time and this year has been no different! What with Springwatch, crazy weather and some crazy government ideas (yes I am referring to Buzzard-gate !) we've had loads to deal with on top of the normal workload. Here are just a few of the hot topics we've been handling...
14 Jun 2012
Helping birds through rough weather - the Wildlife teams top tips!
The forecast is looking pretty grim for much of the UK over the next few day's at least, some parts have already been taking a pummelling. Heres a few of the questions we are getting asked at the moment and our answers, we hope this will help you help your garden birds through the worst of it! ...
15 Dec 2011
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