Haith's Wildlife Blog:
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.
A recent study* by UK scientist, Dr Lewis Halsey has discovered how birds keep their weight down even after overeating.
No-one can have failed to notice the night’s drawing in but this doesn’t mean the end of birdsong.