Tagged: wild birds

Birds & Wind Turbine 1

An Update on Birds and Wind Farms

Wind turbines represent a threat to wild birds. This is an issue that we have looked into before and one which is making headlines in many countries across the world. The need for sustainable...

0

Farming Subsidies Boost Wild Bird Populations

Wild flower meadows and hedgerows are crucial for biodiversity and are important habitats for wild birds. Unfortunately, an incredible 97% of British meadows have disappeared since the 1940’s due to increasingly intensive farming. Meadows,...

1

Hawfinch Invasion Hits Britain

The UK’s largest finch, the hawfinch has a massive, powerful bill. Shy and so infrequently seen, the hawfinch has become an even rarer sight in recent years. Numbers have proved difficult to determine, however,...

0

How to Deal with Pesky Pigeons

Pigeons are always a contentious issue. Whilst some people enjoy feeding the birds, others view them as flying rats. It is certainly the case that large populations of pigeons in urban areas can wreak...

0

Learn to Love Your Slugs!

Slugs are uniquely unappealing creatures. Some people can’t even bare to touch them. They are also voracious eaters of garden plants so you could say that they are the arch enemy of gardeners. But...