Haith's Wildlife Blog
Like everyone else around four months ago, we heard the news that a new virus had emerged and was spreading rapidly in China. It all seemed very far away and was not disrupting lives here in the UK at all.
We all know the pleasures of feeding our local wildlife at home. Watching your garden birds feeding can give us great satisfaction and when your birds drink, bathe and preen themselves it’s a spectacle that the whole family can get involved in; however, feeding wildlife doesn’t have to end when you leave home.
As the title suggests we do sometimes get asked, “Can you eat bird food?” We like to tell our customers that our high-quality bird seed is super-clean and safe for birds; however, even though some of the ingredients we use in our bird diets are human food grade, bird food is for the birds.
Feeding garden birds is one of the most helpful things you can do for wildlife; however, you have to be thoughtful with your feeding
Very similar in looks to the Marsh Tit, unfortunately in fast decline. Can be found in damp woodlands, hedges and, thickets in England, Wales and southern Scotland.