Wild Birds Basics
Birdfeeding Advice From The Experts
Which bird feeder styles attract which bird types? Which bird food will attract my favourite bird? Can the seasons affect bird watching? What is the best food for feeding wild birds? Which type of feeder does my favourite bird prefer? Find the answers to your bird watching questions in our bird feeding guide.
Putting up a bird feeder is the easiest way to begin attracting birds to your garden, but the number of bird feeders available can be a little overwhelming. Here is a quick reference guide to the different types of bird feeders and the benefits of each.
If this is the first time you have placed a feeder in your garden, you may have to wait several weeks for birds to discover it. It may help if you put a shiny pie dish with some seed in it underneath the feeder to attract birds flying through your garden.