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Published 29th December 2020

Can birds drown in a bird bath

Unfortunately, garden birds can drown in a bird bath but it can be prevented on your part, it involves shallowing the water depth by lining it with stones.

Published 28th December 2020

How long do fat balls last

Fat balls can last up to a week or more in colder conditions, but a lot less if left out to hang under the extreme summer heat, as they germinate quicker.

Published 28th December 2020

How to fix a bird box to a tree

What can be more appealing to a bird then a bird box setup within cover of a tree; fix a bird box using galvanised wire, cable ties or plastic coated rope.

Published 27th December 2020

Do Robins use bird boxes

Will Robins actually use your bird box is for another time, but Robins certainly are big users of wooden bird boxes, while preferring a large open front hole.

Published 24th December 2020

Wren nest box hole size

Site a nest box for use by a Wren with a 140mm by 140mm entrance hole, with an option to adjust the shape - or use a rounded 45mm hole size if needed.

Published 23rd December 2020

How HIGH should bird feeders be

Make sure the hanging bird feeders of any kind are at least 4 feet off the ground; to be higher than that can only mean the wild birds feed in safety.

Published 22nd December 2020

Does Tesco sell wild bird food

Tesco happen to sell an impressive range of wild bird food on the shelves in-store; be it wild bird seeds, peanuts, suet or even an half coconut shell.

Published 18th December 2020

How to clean a tube bird feeder

Regularly clean tube bird feeders to avoid stubborn gunk build up; but you'd first need to disassembling it, to then soak for up to 10 min. in hot soapy water.

Published 17th December 2020

When to put up bird boxes

Get a bird box up between January through February to find a tenant for your bird box early on; outside the nesting season will see it used for roosting.

Published 16th December 2020

Ground feeding garden birds

Ground feeding birds in the UK include up to thirteen species; while many can use bird feeders, most share an identical diet of seeds, peanuts or suet.