Which Birds Visit the UK During Summer

The summer months in the United Kingdom bring with them a vibrant display of bird species that migrate from different parts of the world. These winged travelers make remarkable journeys, some spanning thousands of miles, to enjoy the favorable climate and abundant food resources offered by the UK’s diverse habitats. In this article, we will … Read more

Which Birds Return To The Same Nest Site Each Year

Many bird species exhibit remarkable behaviors, including returning to the same nest site each year. This phenomenon, known as site fidelity, is especially common among species that mate for life. In the UK, several bird species demonstrate site fidelity, and in this article, we will explore some of these feathered friends. Robin The first species … Read more

Which Birds Are Extinct in the UK

Whenever I think of extinct birds, the dodo is my first port of call. The duck-like bird with the huge curved beak hasn’t been around since the end of the 17th century, yet here I am, conjuring up images of the odd-looking creature. It’s not as if the dodo ever made it to our shores; … Read more

Which Birds are Territorial

I am sure my garden is at the heart of a robin’s territory as my little red-breasted friend seems to spend so much time here. He is a feisty chap; I have seen him shoo a blackbird four times his size away from the ground feeder! I wonder if all bird species do this or … Read more

Do Pigeons Mate for Life?

For many years, pigeons have been performing many functional tasks for humans. They differ in colors and forms. Not only are they lovely creatures, but they also possess some great abilities. Domesticating Pigeons Since they adapt easily to any type of environment, they can certainly be maintained in areas with a dense population. They can … Read more

When Do Birds Start Nesting

Don’t you love seeing the tiny crocuses and daffodils poking their heads through the soil when you’re out walking? It is one of the first signs that spring is springing and the weather should soon warm up. It is the time of year that I notice the birds reappearing from their winter hideouts and busying … Read more

Where Do Birds Shelter During Storms

It’s days like today, wet, windy, and cold, that makes me feel sorry for our feathered friends. The wind has just blown my half-filled wheelie bin over, and that was in a semi-sheltered place. My poor garden visitors mustn’t stand a chance! I got to thinking; looking into the garden and beyond, I can’t see … Read more

Which Birds Eat Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are a favourite go-to of mine to top up feeders. They’re small enough to fit in most holders and seem to attract a wide range of birds. Sometimes, when there is a feeding frenzy, it is difficult to see which birds eat what foods. I like to know which species favour certain types … Read more

What Food Do Birds Eat in Summer

It is a common misconception that birds only need supplementary food during winter when the weather and temperatures prevent them from foraging in the wild. Summer is an equally busy time; there are millions of babies to feed, parent birds need as much help as they can get. Nature’s store cupboards are often well-stocked in … Read more

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