What Not To Do When Bird Watching


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Birdwatching is a thoroughly enjoyable activity that can be enjoyed by anyone. However, if you want to join the birdwatching community there are a few things you should know. Birdwatchers should be aware of the environment they are in and be mindful of their actions and movements.

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Wildlife In Your Garden


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It may not always seem as though your garden is full of wildlife but you would probably be surprised to discover just how many animals call your garden home. Some can only be seen at night, other are buried beneath the ground and many reside within the trees and bushes. Foxes, owls and even squirrels […]

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Wild Bird Feeding Tips


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Bird feeding can help bird through the colder seasons and help them to survive harsh weather conditions. However, birds can benefit from extra food all year round. It’s also lovely to be able to attract beautiful birds to your garden. You can watch them enjoy the bird food that you put out for them. Watching […]

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

5 Birds That Remind Us Of Winter


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  Over the year’s a few birds have become particularly symbolic of winter times. For some it is simply their looks that get them noticed and others have been mentioned in songs and literature. Winter is a fabulous time to take pictures of birds against a snowy backdrop. The white snow and ice really brings […]

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Top British Garden Birds Revealed


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Want to know what the most spotted garden bird is? The RSPB recently announced the results of a survey they did where they asked half a million people which birds are the most common visitors to their garden. The RSPB’s annual research took place in January.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Tips For Summer Bird Watching


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Thinking of going bird watching this summer? There are a few extra things you need to know if you are planning to go in the summer. Birds behave differently, the weather needs to be taken into consideration and its best avoid spending long periods of time in the sun. Here are a few tips for […]

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Bird Profile Of The Month – The Buzzard


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The Buzzard is the most common bird of prey in the UK. Buzzards are usually a dark brown colour but their colouring does vary quite a lot. You might spot much paler Buzzard who have lighter brown feathers. Buzzards are well known for the V shape their wings often create when they are in flight. […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Common Bird Behaviours To Look Out For


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If you want to truly enjoy bird watching then you need to know a little bit about bird behaviour. When you can recognise certain behaviours you can fully appreciate bird watching and begin to understand more about the wild birds that thrive in your garden. Here are some common bird behaviours to look out for.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Birds You Will See In Your Garden


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What type of birds you see in your garden will depend on a number of variables: A/ whether you are urban or rural, B/ your location in the country, C/ what steps you have taken to encourage specific kinds of birds. D/ What type of bird food you provide

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Attracting Birds To Your Garden In Spring/Summer


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Birds can transform your garden with colour, interest, song and photographic opportunity. They are an endless source of joy and on top of that you can do your bit to ensure that endangered species enjoy protection. All this can be done regardless of budget. You can purchase a virtual forest or just make a few […]

Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Bird Profile Of The Month – Grey Heron


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The Grey Heron is quite a recognisable bird, sometimes seen in people’s gardens attempting to steal pond fish. Some people even buy fake Herons to put beside their pond to deter real ones from eating their fish. They are a wading bird that can be found anywhere near water, specifically lakes, ponds and rivers and […]

Friday, March 28th, 2014

What Attracts People To Bird Watching


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Bird watching is a wonderful activity to get involved with. There are many benefits to taking part in bird watching, for you and for the environment. It’s easy to get started, and there is lots of support for people who are new to bird watching. If you are interested in trying bird watching then here […]

Monday, March 24th, 2014