Create A Nesting Material Dispenser Using A Fizzy Drinks Bottle

By | April 9th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature|

Putting up nest boxes in and around your garden is an excellent way to help garden birds but providing a safe breeding site is only half the battle. During the nest building phase many birds such as Blue Tits and Great tits etc. are at their most vulnerable as they spend an extra amount of [...]

Great Tit – Nesting/Wildlife Camera Guide

By | February 25th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature, Technology|

Species: Great Tit (Parus major) Description: The Great Tit has all the characters of the other tits and is unmistakable, given its large, robust size, relatively heavy bill and domed head. The head pattern shows a black cap (glossy in males), neck collar and bib set against white cheeks. The back is green turning [...]

Blue Tit – Nesting/Wildlife Camera Guide

By | February 17th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature, Technology|

Species: Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) Description: Blue Tits are small birds with strong bills. One of the most noticeable features is the strong head pattern; the dark blue-black eyestripe and the brighter blue ‘skull cap’ are set against the white cheeks and forehead. The blue-green back becomes a brighter blue on the wings, while [...]

Make A Bird Fat Feeder Using Empty Seedball Tins

By | February 7th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature|

Sowing wildflower seeds in your garden is a brilliant way to attract wildlife! Seedballs are an easy and convenient way to add a wildflower patch to your garden (Find out more here). Here is a great way to make good use of your empty seedball tin once you have thrown your seedballs around the garden. [...]

Make a Bird Window Feeder Using A Microwavable Egg Poacher

By | January 18th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature|

Looking around the local discount store I noticed a microwaveable egg poacher for £1. I instantly thought that it could make a great window bird feeder. It's incredible easy to make and works a treat! Time Needed: 15 mins Why Do It?: Providing food for garden birds is a great way to help wildlife [...]

Make a Hanging Bird Feeder Using A Recycled Pot Noodle Pot.

By | January 14th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature|

Love them or hate them, many of us at one time or another will have tried a Pot Noodle. Rather than simply popping the empty pot in the recycling bin why not have a go at 'upcycling' it into a great hanging bird feeder. Time Needed: 15 mins Why Do It?: Providing food for [...]