Guide to Mealworms

They may not be everyone’s go-to bird food of choice, but mealworms are a fantastic food packed full of all the nutrients your garden birds need to survive....

15 Garden Birds To Spot This Winter

With autumn migration and hibernation taking place, it's easy to think that your garden may be devoid of life during winter. However, winter provides an excellent opportunity to...

What to feed wildlife in winter

This summer, lots of us turned to nature and wildlife when times felt tough. People made bird feeders, bug hotels, nesting boxes, ponds and planted wildflowers.  But how do...

How to help garden birds when it’s cold

Brrr! Is it just us or is it cold outside? When it’s chilly, we wrap up warm, knock up the thermostat and put the kettle on for a nice...

6 things to know about garden bird suet

For many, garden bird suet is a regular purchase. It comes in many forms and is a staple of the bird feeding station, but like anything bird...

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...

The greatest garden wildlife blogs

Turning your garden into a haven for wildlife is easy when you know how. In fact, all it takes to encourage more songbirds, hedgehogs, frogs, newts and toads...

Fascinating British Wildlife

Here in Britain, we’re lucky to have a wide variety of animals living in our native woodland and rural areas, with each of them being as wonderful and...

Swift, Swallow, or Martin?

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...

8 interesting facts about badgers

Much like the hedgehog, badgers are a staple among our British countryside. These wonderful creatures have been defended by Queen guitarist Brian May in the face of the...

What is bird ringing?

If you’re a keen bird watcher, you’ve probably heard people refer to bird ringing. The efforts of bird ringers are crucial to conservation. But what exactly is it?...

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...