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How to attract and help Garden Birds in Autumn
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How to attract and help Garden Birds in Autumn

13th September 201913th September 2019

Autumn makes me consider the inside; mash becomes a staple of my evening meals, soups become more desirable. It’s also my favourite time outside, the changing season brings so much colour to our beautiful gardens, parks and woodlands. The trees start to become a little more open as they drop their leaves. I love this...

Why our bird food lasts longer
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Why our bird food lasts longer

24th June 201924th June 2019

Bird feeding is a wonderful thing and there’s no doubt in our mind that seeing birds tucking into your feeders brings joy. Sometimes though, getting the feeders topped up with demand can be a struggle. We all lead busy lives, it rains a lot in the UK and sometimes we are away on holiday. All...

What you need to know about Sparrows and how to support them
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What you need to know about Sparrows and how to support them

21st January 201917th May 2019

Lots of people refer to Sparrows as ‘the little brown birds’ but in actual fact they are so much more. Sparrows have colonised bushes in the UK for almost a century. They live in large groups and have a ferocious appetite, but life for them is becoming tougher. “Sparrows are finch-like birds. They have stout...

Urban Birds — the Blackbirds in your garden
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Urban Birds — the Blackbirds in your garden

11th January 201917th May 2019

Blackbirds are fantastic birds to encourage into the garden and they don’t need much encouragement. This wasn’t always the case though, pre the first world war these birds were pretty elusive and shy. It was only after the war that they took to the streets and gardens of suburbia and I’m glad they did. The...

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