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Here are the subjects we're getting lots of queries about at the moment.

Where have all the birds gone?

Have the birds disappeared from your garden? Swallows failed to return this year? No blue tits on your peanuts? We've got the answers - and some advice. More...

Where have all the birds gone?

Disease among garden birds

From time to time, sick or dead birds may appear in a garden. Unfortunately, nothing can be done to help them, because once birds are visibly sick, it is rarely possible to treat them successfully. More...

Disease among garden birds

Nestboxes

Find out how to provide, or make, nestboxes for birds in your garden. More...

Nestboxes

Feeding birds

What food can you leave out for birds and how can you keep your feeding station hygienic and pest-free? Here you'll find the answers to all your bird feeding questions. More...

Feeding birds

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We have great tits nesting in our garden, there are two males with the female, all are going into the box. Is this normal behaviour?

You have certainly observed an interesting behaviour here. Great tits are known to be promiscuous, with both males and females known to have a tendency to copulate with the opposite sex from neighbouring territories resulting in broods with mixed parentage. More...

Give Nature a Home

Give nature a home where you live. Sign up for free and you'll get simple and fun activities tailored for your garden. Here are just a few of the activities you can try...

Make a small water feature

Even with a small water feature, you could have dragonflies whizzing over the surface within no time. And a bird bath will attract lots of attention, all year-round. More...

Make a small water feature

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