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Bird Food Blog

Bird Food Blog

 
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 Yellowhammer

The Yellowhammer

The Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) is a passerine bird and is part of the bunting family. The bright yellow plumage of the adult male Yellowhammer - along with his reddish-brown upperparts and white outer tail feathers - easily distinguish him from all other buntings and finches.

Bird food for wrens

Bird food for wrens

The tiny Wren is one of our favourites. Small and often very secretive it breeds all over Britain but can suffer serious declines if we have a prolonged harsh winter.

Discover all you need to know about the Wren

Discover all you need to know about the Wren

The Wren (Troglodytes Troglodytes) is a small dumpy bird that is a warm brown colour with lighter shades of brown and cream, its wings are small and round and its tail is short and narrow which is sometimes cocked up vertically.

Can bird food go bad and how long will it last?

Can bird food go bad and how long will it last?

The biggest clue you might get that your bird food may no longer be fresh is if your garden birds won’t eat it (although - just to confuse matters - there could be other reasons for birds turning their beaks away from bird feeders - such as during the moult).

Discover more about the Bullfinch

Discover more about the Bullfinch

The Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) comes from the family of finches (Fringillidae).

Storing wild bird food and its shelf life

Storing wild bird food and its shelf life

As you attract more birds to your garden you may find that you have to purchase larger amounts of bird food and by buying in bulk you can save money.

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