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Help and advice! Bird feeding, bird feeders and bird watching can be a challenge at times. That's why we've come up with this list of wild garden bird feeding tips!

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...

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...

Birds in Halloween Folklore

Birds have been part of the Halloween tradition for a long time — even before the demonic few from Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” in 1963! But why do...

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...

How to make your garden bird friendly – a Q&A with...

You can’t take the garden out of garden birds. The plants and lawn, the paths and boundaries; they are all part of an ecosystem that helps to...

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

Lead pic credit: zanshijtsu 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...

Hibernation Habits

The nights are getting shorter, and with the clocks going back in just one week's time it won't be long until we start seeing the first frosts of...

What is National Nest Box Week?

It seems that every year, month, week and day is now dedicated to something or other, and that’s not always a bad thing! Any reason to dedicate...

How to Help Garden Wildlife in Autumn

As summer begins to wind down and we enter autumn, many of our favourite garden visitors begin to prepare for their long sleep through the winter months. Some...

Big Garden Bird Watch – Quick Identification Guide

The RSPB's Big Garden Bird Watch is taking place between 25th - 27th January this year, and presents us with the perfect opportunity to sit back and take...

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