Haith's Wildlife Blog
March usually brings the start of the naturalist’s year. There can be days when the skies are still heavy and dull but other days when the sun comes out and birds burst into song. It’s a great sign of things to come.
There are few things more satisfying or entertaining than having birds take to a nest box that you have put up. Ideally, no garden should be devoid of a bird house (or two), especially if there aren’t any trees with “natural” hollows. Why not save the birds some time and trouble by providing a ready to move into nest box?
National Nest Box Week is a traditional part of the birding calendar. It runs for a week from 14th February each year.
This is a story about goodwill to all birds, not just our favourite garden bird. We all enjoy watching the Robins but there are plenty of other birds to love and welcome into our gardens during winter.
With Christmas just weeks away we are beginning to feel festive here at the Haith’s Bird Food Centre in Lincolnshire and one of our favourite Christmas carols at this time of year is the Twelve Days of Christmas.
A drop in temperature offers a fantastic opportunity for the garden bird enthusiast; it’s a great time of year to watch nature develop in your own back garden; it’s a chance to see Blackbirds, House Sparrows, Greenfinches and Blue Tits and one of our all-time favourites, the Robin.