Haith's Wildlife Blog
The Dunnock (Prunella modularis) is a small passerine bird and - at first glance - it can look very dull, but it can be quite attractive when seen up close. It has a light and dark streaky brown back and underside, greyish head and breast and a fine black bill.
A recent study* by UK scientist, Dr Lewis Halsey has discovered how birds keep their weight down even after overeating.
Upon reading articles online suggesting that peanuts and sunflower hearts could lead to metabolic bone disease (MBD), and that dried fruit may lead to tooth decay, we immediately contacted our Veterinary Advisor to seek clarification.
The Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus) is a passerine bird and is a member of the tit family Paridae.
No-one can have failed to notice the night’s drawing in but this doesn’t mean the end of birdsong.