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.
The Great Tit is a well known, very common species of bird that can be seen in the UK all year round. It’s the largest in the UK tit family and is a similar size to a house Sparrow. It’s eggs are the biggest of all the UK tits and it builds it’s nest in […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
Britain is home to some very colourful birds. Some aren’t that easy to spot and others are a little more common. When you see a colourful bird it really does catch your attention and you can spend a few moments appreciating the beauty of these stunning creatures. Birdwatchers will know which colourful birds to watch […]
Lots of people who aren’t familiar with bird watching often assume it is best to do it in the Summer. People think that because lots of birds migrate south that you can’t have the same experience. Even though there may not be as many birds to see in Winter it is a time when different […]
The Skylark is probably one of Britain’s best loved birds, partly because they have such a beautiful song. They love to sing whilst in flight, sometimes their songs can go on for 5 minutes without interruption.
If you want to get into bird watching then one of the first things you should do is read the birdwatcher’s code here http://www.bto.org/sites/default/files/u10/downloads/taking-part/health/bwc.pdf It’s crucial that great care is taken to protect our countryside and the wildlife that dwells within it. If you are not careful, and you don’t know the rules then you […]
Plenty of people like to spend time bird watching in the UK. If you’re one of them or you are interested in taking up this activity, then why don’t you take a look at our brand new wild birds Infographic? Find out more about popular British wild birds and learn about their distinctions, characteristics, as […]
Have you ever wanted to try a bit of bird watching? Bird watching is a fun hobby that is very easy to get into. There is so much to learn about all the different types of birds as well as some great events to attend and beautiful scenery to admire. Bird watching is a very […]
For any bird-lover, attracting these feathered friends to your garden is certainly a rewarding experience. However, to ensure that you can enjoy the company of Blue Tits, Robins, Wrens and many more, you need to make sure that wild birds are safe from any potential dangers in your garden.