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How to feed fledgling birds

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When young birds try out their wings for the first time, it’s quite normal for them to fail to achieve lift off. In fact, it often takes a...

Your Happy Beaks Garden – June

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A delicate fabric of bird song floats in the air, The smell of wet wild earth is everywhere - Sara Teasdale June marks the beginning of summer and the end of...

Why wild birds love sunflower hearts

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Birds love to snack on sunflower seed hearts even more than we humans do. And for finches, blackbirds, starlings, thrushes, siskins and even robins, the high fat and...

Best bird and wildlife YouTube channels

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What are the best YouTube channels for people who enjoy bird and nature watching? Here’s what we found – a wide variety of bird and wildlife videos, created...

Choosing the best bird feeder for your garden

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There’s nothing better than relaxing in your favourite armchair with a cup of tea, watching through the window as birds flock to your garden to help themselves to...

What to do if you find a baby bird

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Fledging season is upon us, and at this time of year, it’s not uncommon to find a lost-looking baby bird sitting on the ground by itself or hopping...

Bird baths: everything you need to know

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A water bath is an essential addition to any birdy buffet. Ensuring your feathered friends have access to a clean, reliable water source is every bit as important...

Your Happy Beaks Garden – May

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Birdsong foamed in the hour-before-dawn garden. - David Mitchell May is the most magical of months. Day by day, the countryside is beginning to transform. Lanes are lined with cow...

Swift, Swallow, or Martin?

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There are four birds which often get confused with one another when spotted flying out and about. All four of these little birds are summer migrants, and come...

Guide to window bird feeders

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You don’t need a large garden to feed birds. With a stick-on window bird feeder you can enjoy watching them from the comfort of your own home. A...

How to photograph garden birds – tips from Happy Beaks’ favourites

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Needless to say, we love seeing photos of birds, but we can’t exactly say we’re experts in photography! Luckily, we know some people who are. So, we spoke to...

Your Happy Beaks Garden – April

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"I love spring anywhere, but if I could choose, I would always greet it in a garden" - Ruth Stout April is here, and nesting season is well underway! Here...