Garden Birds

Where To Place a Bird Table

Where To Place a Bird Table?

Positioning your bird table correctly can have a massive impact on how much the birds use it, and how much you enjoy it. So it’s important to take some time to get it right.. You will be surprised at how many different factors there are to consider. Let’s take a look.

Grey squirrel

How Did Grey Squirrels First Get to The UK?

The grey squirrel is now classed as an Invasive Alien species in the UK. It’s thought of as a major pest and blamed for the destruction of our native red quarrel population. But how did this tree-dwelling demon get here in the first place? Where did it come from? How has it done so well? And is everything we hear about it really true

When do birds start nesting

When Do Birds Start Nesting?

It’s a good question, and as with many things in nature, the answer is “It depends”. There are a lot of factors that determine when birds start nesting. These include the weather, the species of bird, the age of the individual bird, how long the bird takes to build its nest and how long chicks take to fledge.

Stop pigeons eating bird food

How To Stop Pigeons Eating Your Bird Food

Pigeons are birds, right? So if we want to feed garden birds shouldn’t we be happy to feed pigeons too? Hmm, well maybe, up to a point. But if you’ve ever become popular with your local pigeon population, you will know that there comes a moment when you just think “Enough Now!” If you’ve reached that point, then read on

How do birds mate

How Do birds Mate?

Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. But hang on a minute, exactly how do birds mate? Well, most birds do things a bit differently from us humans. In most songbirds, even the equipment is different and uniquely adapted to the needs of the species. Like everything in nature, it’s fascinating stuff. Let’s take a closer look

What to feed Swans

What To Feed Swans

Swans are majestic birds: feeding swans, ducks and other water birds been a family pleasure for hundreds of years. Over the past few years, though debate has raged over whether we should be feeding swans bread, or feeding them at all. In this article, we are going to take a thorough look at the issues and come up with some answers for you.

Best wildlife camera

How to Choose the Best Wildlife Camera

Are you a wildlife enthusiast who wants to see what happens in your garden when you’re not around? Perhaps, you like us, want to find out where shoes are mysteriously disappearing every night? Then you need to read this article. We’re reviewing the best wildlife cameras currently available in the UK, with a buying guide as well as a few of the most frequently asked questions