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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. 
 

Welcome to Winter

Welcome to Winter

Feed the birds, tuppence a bag.” So sang Julie Andrews in “Mary Poppins”. It sounds cheap, but maybe it was only a little bag. And I wonder what was in it? In the next verse she tells us: “breadcrumbs!” Oh dear, not very nutritious. And what species of birds would be getting fed?

We Need Wildlife, and Wildlife Needs us.

We Need Wildlife, and Wildlife Needs us.

Nowhere is this truer than in the bird world. All the success stories are the result of conservation measures. Stricter legislation regarding pollution of waterways has seen an increase in Kingfishers, even in urban areas.

Bats

Bats

The first thing to stress is that if you have bats roosting in your loft, you should be honoured and flattered. It is a sign of a clean roofspace.

Gardening for Birds

Gardening for Birds

No, I’m not suggesting putting the birds to work (although I do sometimes feel Robins could spend less time posing on garden spades and more time digging with them.)

Make Space for Nature

Make Space for Nature

Those of you who watched ‘Britain Goes Wild’ could not possibly have failed to notice the constant plea to pledge to do something to ‘make space for nature’. Indeed, with the appeal being made by the delightful Kate Humble, who could possibly resist?

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