HOW TO ATTRACT WILD BIRDS

Do you love birds and bird watching? Wild bird feeding is a great way to attract birds to your garden daily and provides regular food during the cold winter months when insects, berries, nuts and seeds can be scarce. In addition to the enjoyment of having birds in your garden, many of them will help with pollination of plants in your garden and search for common garden pests such as caterpillars and snails all year round. Here is a guide to attracting birds to your backyard.

Step one: Provide quality food

Wild birds eat a variety of foods. Some are mainly nectar feeders such as Tui and Bellbirds whereas others like Fantails prefer insects and bugs. Other species like Finches and Sparrows are mainly seed eaters. However, in...