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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...

How to attract Fruit-Eating Birds to your Garden
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How to attract Fruit-Eating Birds to your Garden

11th May 201817th May 2019

Fruit is a fantastic source of nutrition for birds and many birds have learned how to exploit it. In cooler parts of the world, like in the UK, fruit tends to be a seasonal bounty and some of these birds will alternate their diets to seeds when fruit isn’t available. You can help attract these...

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