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Will birds Visit a Garden with A Dog or Cat

Will birds Visit a Garden with A Dog or Cat

We are a nation of animal lovers; most of us who have pets also want to care for our feathered friends. Many people wonder if birds will visit a garden with a dog or cat, and whether they're wasting their time and money attempting to feed them. Unless you have a tiger...

Do Robins Mate for Life?

Do Robins Mate for Life?

Very few birds mate for their entire life, but many species remain monogamous to a particular bird for long periods.  I have a particular penchant for robins and always hoped that my 'Christopher' and his chosen lady friend were the same couple, year-round. ...

Do Magpies Eat Other Birds?

Do Magpies Eat Other Birds?

Magpies are magnificent birds to see. Their plumage is stunning, particularly when the light catches the iridescence of their tail. And yet, seeing a magpie on your lawn isn't an enjoyable experience, especially if you have a family of songbirds nesting nearby. Are...

Do Wrens Mate for Life?

Do Wrens Mate for Life?

I have a close bond with the wrens that visit my garden. I'm not sure if they realise it; I like to think that they do. But, do wrens mate for life or are my regular visitors a new pairing each time? Many birds remain monogamous during the breeding season but go their...

Are Great Tits In Decline or Endangered

Are Great Tits In Decline or Endangered

Some species of garden bird cause us great concern due to their rapidly reducing numbers. Sometimes this is due to disease, but more recently, changes in farming practice seem to be a contributing factor in declining bird populations. I wondered if great tits are in...

Do Thrushes Migrate?

Do Thrushes Migrate?

In Britain, we are lucky enough to have three resident members of the thrush family; the blackbird, mistle thrush, and the song thrush. Some species of garden bird choose to leave our shores in the autumn, in search of a warmer climate. Do thrushes migrate, I...