The Long-tailed tit

I've recently started to notice 6 or more Long-tailed tits around my garden feeders.  They are a beautiful small bird, that looks like a little ball of fluff.   Latin name (Aegithalos caudatus).  The Long-tailed tit is a small bird with pink, black and white plumage and a long black tail with white outer feathers.  It is called the 'Long-tailed'...

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The Hobby

Falco Subbuteo is the scientific name, a most agile and acrobatic bird of prey if ever there was.  With a diet of insects and small birds like swallows and martins, often catch in its talons they will transfer to its beak in flight.  The dragon fly is a particular favourite of the Hobby. Known for rapid acceleration and capable of high speed man...

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Feeding Wild Birds

Feeding birds is a great way to attract a variety of wild birds into your garden. Different birds need different foods, so by supplying a variety of feed the more likely you will attract a variety of species.

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A guide to putting up a nest box

Putting up a nest box is a great way to attract different species of birds into your garden. It's rewarding to watch birds first taking to the nest box, then building a nest, feeding their young and finally the young taking flight and leaving the nest box for the first time.

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Nature-friendly spaces - making an insect hotel

An insect hotel provides an ideal habitat for all sorts of beneficial insects, particularly solitary bees and wasps that make individual nests for their larvae (as opposed to forming colonies).

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Ten Gifts For Bird Lovers

If you've got a bird loving friend or family member then why not treat them to a special gift that they will really appreciate and enjoy.

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Birdsong can boost mental well-being for more than four hours, scientists find

Birdsong can boost mental well-being for more than four hours, scientists have discovered.

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Our Story

At Chirpy Bird Foods, we take great pride in the quality of our wild bird food that we produce, and we do not sacrifice quality over substance. In actual fact, we prioritise the well-being of our planet which is why we re-launched our range of wild bird food in 100% recyclable packaging, the FIRST of it’s kind in the UK! Our original plan was...

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