Do Birds Feel The Cold?

The recent plummet in temperature made me wonder if birds feel the cold and if so, how they overcome it. Humans can add an extra layer or two or huddle around a fire, do feathers have the equivalent warming effect on the garden birds? Yes, birds do feel the cold, and for those that simply … Read more

Do Birds Fly or Feed at Night?

I recently noticed that when I fill my feeders last thing in the evening and go outdoors first thing the following morning, the seed levels don’t seem to have dropped at all. This made me wonder, do birds fly or feed at night? Most of the common birds that we see at our garden feeders … Read more

What do Birds Make Their Nests Out of?

A bird’s nest isn’t a year-round home, but a warm place to protect their eggs and young during the breeding season. It needs to be safe from predators and offer protection from the elements. Have you ever wondered what birds make their nests out of and how the delicate structures manage to stay in one … Read more

Do Birds Reuse Nests?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] There are a lot of birds that do return to the same nests each year, but the ones which you can find in trees and hedges are very rarely used more than once. In spite of all the hard work that goes into the making of these fantastic … Read more

How to Stop Birds Eating Grass Seed

It’s an age-old problem that many gardeners face. Trying to achieve a beautiful lawn is difficult when the minute your back is turned, wild birds are dining out on your freshly sown seed. Knowing how to stop birds eating grass seed is one thing, but knowing how to do it safely, without harming or scaring … Read more

Do Birds Recognise And Remember Humans?

I once had the pleasure of sitting in a friend’s garden watching him call home his racing pigeons after their long flight home. It made me wonder; were they returning to their pens purely out of instinct or did they recognise my friend? He was shaking his tin of corn and making a weird cooing … Read more

Do Birds Eat Grapes?

Knowing what to feed your garden visitors is a sure-fire way of attracting all of your favourite birds. With such a wide variety of kitchen scraps to feed them, it is handy to know which healthy treats we should share with the birds. If your house is anything like ours, there are always a few … Read more

Where do Robins Nest?

Robins are one of the most popular garden birds in the UK. This might be because of their easily recognisable redbreast, their beautiful song, or because they are just so friendly. They will happily watch you pottering around your garden hoping to pick up scraps that you leave behind. But have you ever wondered where … Read more

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