Haith's Wildlife Blog
I would honestly say that the most productive and the least threatened habitat in Britain are gardens. Every garden –no matter how small - has the potential to be a nature reserve. What’s more, add all those thousands of gardens together and it is a very big nature reserve.
Well, for a start that depends on what latitude you live at. As far as Britain is concerned, the first signs of spring can be immediately in the New Year if you happen to live on the south coast of England, particularly in Devon or Cornwall.
It is an old question, but it still gets asked: ‘When should I feed the birds?’
Feeders and nest boxes. People put them up and then are disappointed when nothing seems to be eating or nesting. So, they E Mail me or collar me in the street and ask what are they doing wrong?
Great Tits, Blue Tits and Coal Tits, all live in holes. Long Tailed Tits don’t. Frankly, they are a law unto themselves. Although they form flocks in winter they are often paired up before the end of January and start nest building way before any of their relations. And what a nest!