What Do Siskins Eat?

The siskin, which is a small member of the finch family, has found a new love – peanuts! It wasn’t that long ago when it was a rare sight for us mortals to have a siskin feeding in our gardens. But in recent years, it appears that these little birds are happy to venture more … Read more

What Do Nuthatches Eat?

I love hearing the cheeky nuthatch in the garden as it devours all the bird food it can get from my bird feeder. They are really fussy eaters, and so it’s a rare occasion for them to grace us with their presence – they aren’t rare birds at all, but they are renowned for their … Read more

What Do Kingfishers Eat?

There’s only one type of kingfisher in the UK, and it is a fantastic little bird with its beautiful, metallic blue and orange plumage – it’s a real treat to see one of these chappies as they swoop towards the water, that’s for sure… In the UK, you’ll find that the kingfisher likes to live … Read more

What do Dunnocks Eat?

The dunnock is a small brown bird and is occasionally referred to as the ‘hedge sparrow’ because of where it likes to forage, although it is more commonly known as the dunnock. And the dunnock tends to enjoy being on the ground rather than in the air and particularly likes hanging around hedges and bushes … Read more

What do Bramblings Eat?

If the Great British weather is confusing you, just think what it must be doing for the bramblings who like a clear distinction in the weather to suit their simple palette of nuts and seeds in the winter and insects in the summer! The dish of the day is usually what prompts them to fly … 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

What do Greenfinches Eat?

The greenfinch is one of my favourite garden birds. Not just because of its instantly recognisable colouring or its pretty chirruping, but mostly because he is such an easily pleased little fella. They are small birds, about the size of a house sparrow. Their numbers dramatically decreased in 2005 due to a nasty bout of … Read more

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