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How to attract woodpeckers to your garden

There are over 200 species of woodpecker worldwide, and in the British Isles we are lucky enough to have three of them resident with us; green woodpeckers, great...

Palm Oil Free

Here at Happy Beaks, we're proud to say that all of our products are 100% palm oil free. Any oils in our mixes of wild bird seed are...

Has your garden gone quiet?

You may notice towards the end of summer that your garden starts to quieten down in both birdsong and activity. After a few months of seeing your feathered...

HELPING WILDLIFE IN A HEATWAVE

With summer in full swing and the hottest day on record about to strike, many of the animals that visit our gardens can struggle to find access to...

What to do if you find a baby bird

  Throughout summer, it's not uncommon to find a baby bird sat on the ground by itself or hopping around without any sign of its parents, but what is...

How to deter mice and rats from your feeders

Picture the scene: you’ve put out all this lovely food to attract garden birds to your feeders, to give nature a helping hand. But it’s not goldfinches or...

What is aflatoxin?

Peanuts are a favourite treat for many a finch or tit, but unless they are harvested and stored properly they can be at risk of aflatoxin infection. You...

How to attract birds to your feeding station

Give birds a welcome boost by feeding them a selection of nuts, seeds, suet, and mealworms – then sit back and enjoy watching them thrive in your garden....

Why wild birds love sunflower hearts

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...

How to squirrel-proof your bird feeders

A bird table is a must in any garden, especially in winter months, when food sources for our feathered friends are scarce. But birds sometimes have uninvited dinner...

How to deter cats from feeders

It’s never pleasant to see cats terrorising your feathered friends. Perhaps you’re a cat owner yourself, and feel saddened when your furry pet brings home its prey. Luckily...

Nine things to know about niger seed

Niger seed is that tiny little oil rich bird feed that is known for attracting finches and being a great source of energy. However just like with bird peanuts,...