Haith's Wildlife Blog
No garden should be devoid of nest boxes, especially if there aren’t any trees with “natural” holes and hollows in them.
Putting up nest boxes in or around your garden has to be a good idea, both for the birds and for yourself. I am sure that any of you who has been able to follow the fortunes of Tits, Robins, Starlings, or Wrens that have chosen to rear their families in a custom built home provided by you, will agree that you are likely to be totally captivated by your very own avian soap opera.
Many garden species have their particular distinctive displays. There is quite a variety...
Alone at last, the couple turn into contortionists! A pair of Robins don’t so much dance as strike poses, often involving bending their bodies into yoga like positions. It is wonderfully weird, but it doesn’t last long before they move on to the “Feed Me” routine.