Goldcrests, Treecreepers, Bullfinches and other normally difficult to see birds can be seen more easily among the bare trees. Also keep your eyes open for Redwings, Fieldfares and Waxwings, which have flown from Iceland and Scandinavia, among berry laden trees.
Small birds, like Wrens and Long-tailed Tits, need to eat 30 to 40% of their body weight daily to survive the short, cold winter days. In mid-winter, this means they may have less than 8 hours of day light to find enough food to survive the long cold nights. More>>
Clean your bird baths and bird feeders regularly using a mild disinfectant, rinsing thoroughly afterwards. Wear gloves when cleaning feeders and bird tables. Do not take bird baths, tables or feeders into the house. Wash your hands thoroughly when finished. More >>