When Birds of Prey Escape When I was twelve years old I my parents took me to a medieval banquet at a castle. I very much enjoyed the food and the atmosphere and was thrilled when I was given the opportunity to meet a large buzzard. The bird entered the banqueting hall on the arm […]
Bird Brains? Apparently Not! If you have bird feeders in your garden and are visited by squirrels then you will be familiar with the ingenuity of your bushy tailed interlopers. Squirrels are extremely adept at accessing food and can learn to overcome many of the obstacles that bird lovers place in their way. Many gardener […]
The Seagull Who Turned Orange Wild birds are surprisingly intelligent despite their small brains. If you provide food for the birds then they will find it. Attracting birds to your garden really brings it to life and you are helping the birds at the same time. Better still, at Little Peckers, wild bird food prices […]
Have You Ever Seen a White Blackbird? No? Clearly most blackbirds are black or brown but the species can show albinism. This means that it is possible to see a completely white blackbird feeding at your hanging bird table. However, Albino blackbirds are a rare sight as few of these birds survive into adulthood.
A New Use for Bulk Bird Seed I am no clairvoyant but I am guessing that most people who invest in bulk bird seed are doing so in order to feed wild birds. After all what else would you do with it? Well that depends on how inventive you are. A Canadian entrepreneur has recently […]
No Squirrel Baffles Required! A large number of both grey and red squirrels are about to descend upon the North East of England. But home owners in the area won’t be requiring squirrel baffles to keep them away from their bird feeders. The Squirrels concerned are a feature of the winning entry in a recent […]
Offer a Safe Haven with a Dove Nesting Box Are you lucky enough to have beautiful doves frequent your garden? Then why not invest in a dove nesting box to encourage them to take up residence? The Stock Dove is the only member of the pigeon family that is likely to use a nesting box, […]
Why I Invested in a Squirrel Resistant Bird Feeder Whilst it’s true that I am a self-confessed animal lover, and would never do harm to any creature, I have to say that my patience has been severely tested by grey squirrels. Yes, I enjoy watching their antics as they scurry up the trees in my […]
Attract Bullfinches to Your Garden with Finch Bird Seed and Suet One of the most colourful potential visitors to your garden, the male Bullfinch boasts a beautiful pinkish-red breast and cheeks. However, this stunning bird is secretive and spends most of its time concealed in the branches and undergrowth of woodland.
The Many Benefits of Purchasing No Mess Bird Seed Up until a few years, I was one of those people who thought of birds as pests. Intruders to my garden that I wanted rid of. However, after talking with a friend who regularly feeds the beautiful birds that frequent his outside space all year round, […]