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Welcome to the Haith's bird food blog - featuring posts from the team & special guests. If you'd like to share your nature notes with our readers, please email enquiries@haiths.com for more information. 
 

The common Blackbird

The common Blackbird

The common Blackbird (Turdus merula) is a member of the thrush family. The male Blackbirds have a glossy black plumage, black-brown legs, a yellow eye-ring and an orange-yellow bill.

Wildlife adventures with an iPhone - Birds at the beach hut

Wildlife adventures with an iPhone - Birds at the beach hut

Welcome to this week's wildlife adventures with an iPhone, I'd like to share a short video of one of my favourite wild birds - the House Martin.

What bird food do Blackbirds like?

What bird food do Blackbirds like?

We all know the English nursery rhyme “Sing a Song of Sixpence” which includes the unfortunate mention of 'Four and twenty Blackbirds, baked in a pie,' - we like to hope this was sung more for the entertainment of diners long, long ago as we don’t like to think of Blackbirds being put anywhere near pastry.

Teasel - a wildflower NOT a weed

Teasel - a wildflower NOT a weed

In this edition of my wildlife adventures with an iPhone, the thought occurred to me (during a lunchtime stroll) that one person's wildflower is another person's weed.

Buddleia - Brilliant for butterflies and bees

Buddleia - Brilliant for butterflies and bees

In this week’s wildlife adventures with an iPhone, I couldn't resist filming how much life this buddleia supports when it flowers - there's no wonder it's often referred to as the butterfly bush.

Adventures with an iPhone: Moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)

Adventures with an iPhone: Moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita)

This week’s adventures with an iPhone revealed the kind of jelly no-one wants to be accompanied with a scoop of ice cream at the seaside – a jellyfish!

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