Haith's Wildlife Blog:
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.
Found all over Britain the Goldcrest is the UK’s tiniest bird. It's usually found in coniferous gardens, hedgerows, and woods. A very active and tame bird, it will flit from branch to branch searching for insects and spiders.