How To Attract Bullfinches to your Garden

Attracting any type of bird usually involves offering them some of their favourite foods and a safe place to shelter. While this is similar for the bullfinch, you are less likely to see them unless your garden meets certain criteria. They are incredibly shy birds that prefer to hide in deciduous woodland with dense undergrowth. … Read more

Where Do Bullfinches Nest

Bullfinches are beautiful little birds, but they are so shy and timid that you may never have seen one in your garden. The GB Garden BirdWatch results show that they only visit around 10% of gardens, preferring suburban or rural ones. If they’re not nesting in our gardens, where do bullfinches nest? Bullfinches are present … Read more

What Do Bullfinches Eat

The bullfinch is a beautiful bird with a striking reddish-pink breast. They are instantly recognisable, so I am very aware that I rarely see any in my garden, I can’t remember the last time I saw some at my feeders. One of the best ways to attract birds to your garden is by offering a … Read more

Are Bullfinches in Decline

It is easy to forget about the bullfinch, and that’s just the way they want it. They are timid characters that flee if humans get too near.  Sometimes the only way of knowing that a bullfinch is close by is by hearing their weak, melancholic call from inside a hedgerow. It is easy to think … Read more

Do Bullfinches Migrate?

If you are a fan of finches, then you must love the beautiful little bullfinch which has been coming into our gardens throughout the year, although less regularly in recent times, as sadly, the number of these wonderful little birds seems to be declining from our grey and foggy island. You can usually spot them … Read more

Do Bullfinches Mate For Life?

As mad as this may seem, scientific experiments have been carried out on whether the bullfinch mates for years and even for life. It caused so much speculation because many bird enthusiasts weren’t sure if it was an old wives’ tale, or if it was, true, even in bird guidebooks and references, it was claimed … Read more

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