Haith's Wildlife Blog
It's beginning to look a lot like autumn out there. Birds are looking a little more purposeful in their search for food. The sudden drop in temperatures and dwindling daylight hours promotes a sense of urgency in the search for high-quality bird food. It's a good thing I could see this step-change coming and decided to introduce two new bird diets for overwintering wild birds. My birds certainly approve.
I can remember when I first put bird food out in the garden and waiting patiently with my face squashed up against the kitchen window for the birds to show up. I'd sit quietly with my grandfather's bird identification book to identify them one by one as they swooped down onto the bird table.
Chickens need a constant supply of minerals, calcium, and protein to help provide you with fresh eggs daily.
We often receive photos from Haith's customers, but these made us stop in our tracks. You won't believe what this is.
The Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) is a bird in the pheasant family (Phasianidae). The male has iridescent copper-coloured plumage and a long tail.
I'm writing about spotting a tired bee in this week's wildlife adventures with an iPhone. There I was sat in the garden, enjoying a cheeky coffee before embarking on the gardening to-do list when my wife spotted a lethargic bumblebee on the patio.