With temperatures set to soar above 30C in parts of the UK over the next few days, the RSPB is asking people to give birds a helping hand in the hot conditions by leaving out a supply of fresh water in their gardens or outdoor space.
Birds need water for two reasons; drinking and bathing. Unlike mammals, birds don’t have…
Lockdown leaves the UK’s ducks and swans at risk of starvation – here’s how you can help.
Without intervention, many animals are being left without the food they rely on. Ark Wildlife has donated five tons of feed to charities, and is asking the public to do their bit.
Why are duck and swan populations at risk?
As we have…
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch results show milder winter helps small garden birds
The latest results from the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch have revealed smaller birds such as long-tailed tits, wrens and coal tits were seen in greater numbers in gardens across the country than in 2019 thanks to the milder winter.
Now in its 41st year, the Big Garden Birdwatch…
Watch the birdie! Count the birds that land in your garden or local park and you could help the RSPB’s annual survey.
The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch is scheduled for January 25-27, 2020, with up to half a million people expected to watch and count their garden birds.
To take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch 2020 all you need…
Birdsong is set to sweep the country as the UK calls for politicians to act on climate change and the environment
On Thursday 17 October over five million people will hear soothing birdsong in over 5,000 unexpected locations including Westfield Shopping Centre, National Assembly for Wales, Murrayfield Stadium, Co-op stores across the UK and transport hubs including London Underground stations.…
The Kitchen Garden Magazine Podcast – packed full of hints, tips and advice from the team.
Is there an alternative to slug pellets? – We talk about controlling slugs naturally using Nemaslug Slug Killer, which contains natural nematodes that are effective at controlling slugs, but unlike chemical controls, are safe for children, pets, birds and wildlife. The nematodes in Nemaslug…
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