Haith's Wildlife Blog
Avian Pox and wild birds by Professor John E Cooper DTVM, FRCPath, FSB,CBiol, FRCVS - Customers of Haith’s, in common with many other members of the public, will have heard on radio or television about current concern regarding the spread of avian pox disease amongst wild birds in Britain.
Birds don't ask that much from us really; high-quality bird food and clean bird feeders is a great start.
All foods should be stored in a cool, dry place - the garage is often the best place. Plastic storage containers like this one are ideal.
Fresh water for garden birds is essential for hydration, but water also helps them to select their preferred foods. Read this blog to find out why.
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.