Wild Bird Feeding Tips

Need bird-feeding tips to attract birds to your garden? You most likely want a bird feeder and seed, but do you know where or how to hang your bird feeder? Or, how to take care of your bird feeder for the best results?
wildbirdfeeders.co.uk provides you with helpful bird feeding tips to attract birds to your garden. Follow our bird feeding tips to attract birds to your garden and enhance your bird watching experience.

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Wild Bird Feeder Placement Tips For Attacting Birds

Take a look at our new infographic for tips on feeder placement and how to setup your garden to attract more wild birds to your seed feeders.

Infographic - Feeder Placement Tips»

Accessories that will encourage and prolong the stay of wild birds in your garden

Bird Baths

A clean and reliable water source is an excellent way to attract birds to your garden, especially those birds that do not necessarily eat some types of seed or nuts. All birds will seek out a water supply, not only for drinking but also for keeping themselves clean and healthy.

Birds must keep their feathers clean to be able to fly properly. The best Bird Baths have a shallow basin with a slight slope so the birds can wade into the water.

Place your best Bird Baths in the shade, near trees and shrubs if possible. The shade keeps the water from evaporating quickly (in the summer) and keeps it fresher.

Birds wet from bathing don't fly well, so they're more vulnerable to predators. Shrubbery nearby gives them a safe place to hide while they preen and dry off.

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Bird Houses

Bird houses are a good way to attract those species of birds that nest in holes. These structures should be made of an untreated wood (pine, cedar, etc.) and should have ventilation and drainage holes. Bird houses should be durable, and easy to check and clean. It is important to first determine what species of birds you want to attract (tits, sparrows and finches will all use the bird house) and make sure your bird house is appropriate for these species.

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Bird Feeder Care