With the recent really cold weather, you may be getting some new birds in your garden especially if you are feeding them. Feeding them is most important, a mix of fat nuts seeds etc not bread. Do not forget to keep a source of fresh water for them. This may involve you in going out into the cold several times during the day to replace it as it freezes up.
Fieldfares and Redwings often come in when the weather is bad. They are after fruit and so if you have any old apples or pears now is the time to scatter them in the garden, they will also be appreciated by the Blackbirds. Continue reading