Category: Wild Birds

What are garden birds doing in May?
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What are garden birds doing in May?

6th May 20206th May 2020

We are now into May and you might be wondering, what are garden birds doing in late Spring? The changes in our gardens, weather and extended hours of daylight can transform the behaviours of birds. So there are a few things we can observe.  Birds perform a louder Dawn Chorus Although birds can be heard...

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...

Garnethill Gathering – Nestboxes & Bird Feeders
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Garnethill Gathering – Nestboxes & Bird Feeders

30th May 201930th May 2019

Our mission is to support birds everywhere. We love birds, we want them to thrive in our gardens, urban spaces, towns & cities. For every bag of bird food we sell, we donate a bag to urban birds through community groups. Our work in Garnethill, Glasgow We are working with a fantastic community group in...

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...

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