Bird Care Advice

Attract more birds to your garden with Peckish's top tips & advice

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goldfinch feeding on bird feeder

Bird feeding

tips

Bird feeding

tips

Two bullfinches on tree branch

Get to know the

  birds in your garden

Get to know the birds in your garden

Bird on tree branch

Bird

guides

Bird guides

Peckish Complete in paper packaging

Why is Calvita® an important

ingredient in bird food?

Calvita®, which is unique to Peckish, is a specially developed supplement that gives birds vitamins and also minerals that are essential to their development.

bird drinking water on bird bath

The importance of water

for garden birds

Like us, birds need more than just food to survive; water is also really important for bathing and drinking. Bathing is essential for most birds as it’s an important element in keeping their feathers in good condition.

How to choose

a bird feeder

bird feeder icon

Bird feeders are a great no-mess way of providing food for the birds that visit your garden. But how do you choose a bird feeder when there’s so much choice?

How to choose

a bird table

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A well-placed bird table can really transform your garden into one that looks attractive to both humans and birds alike, but with all the choice available, how do you choose a bird table?

How to choose

a nest box

bird nest box icon

Create a new home for the birds in your garden by taking part in National Nest Box Week from 14th February. This event encourages householders to put up nest boxes in time for breeding birds.

Two long tailed tits on tree branch

How bird watching can

boost your mental health

More and more of us are suffering from stress and anxiety brought on by modern technology and a 24/7 world, particularly after the long bleak deep mid-winter months.

Blue tit feeding on seed mix

How often should

we feed the birds?

Once you start feeding wild birds, they will become quite dependent on you. But how often you feed the birds depends on both demand and the season.

Blue tit on fat ball feeder

Top tips for

feeding wild birds

Top tips for

feeding wild birds

Blue tit on nest box

Create the ideal

nesting location

Create the ideal nesting location

Someone hanging seed feeder on tree

Keeping bird

feeders clean

Keeping bird feeders clean

Robin on tree branch

Spring bird

care guide

Wild birds are a welcome sight in our gardens throughout the year, and during the springtime, you'll notice a hive of new activity as the breeding season begins.

House sparrow in tree

Summer bird

care guide

You may think that wild birds only need supplementary food during the colder months, but even in the summer, birds need a helping hand in the garden. Read on to find out the best ways for you to care for the birds in summer.

Blue tit on tree branch

Autumn bird

care guide

As summer turns into autumn there’s a notable change in the light, mood and atmosphere of the garden. Birds feel the change, which triggers them into their migration mode. If you enjoy their presence in the garden, it’s important to care for them during the autumn months.

Coal tit on tree branch in winter

Winter bird

care guide

Birds certainly lives for the moment, feeding on whatever is available to maintain its body weight and survive each day to face the next, particular during winter. So why not read on and find out how you can help to care for birds this coming winter.

Garden Birds In February

If you are wondering what birds you can look out for in your garden this winter, look no further. February is often the most interesting month to see a wide variety of birds in your garden as wild food is scarce.

Garden birds

in January

Garden Birds

In Janurary

Yellow hammer on tree branch

Garden birds

in February

Garden Birds

In Feburary

blue tit on tree branch

Garden birds

in March

Garden Birds

In March

robin on tree branch

Garden birds

in April

Garden Birds

In April

House sparrow

Garden birds

in May

Garden Birds

In May

Dunnock on tree branch

Garden birds

in June

Garden Birds

In June

Blackbird on grass

Garden birds

in July

Garden Birds

In July

Robin with mealworms

Garden birds

in August

Garden Birds

In August

long tailed tit on tree branch

Garden birds

in September

Garden Birds

in September

Jay bird on tree branch

Garden birds

in October

Garden Birds

In October

Garden birds

in November

Garden Birds

In November

Goldfinch on tree branch

Garden birds

in December

Garden Birds

In December