• Wildlife goes crazy in December

    Lots of goings on in the world of wildlife so far this month. We are still getting lots of reports of 'posessed' birds attacking their reflections in windows and mirrors. The list for species showing this behaviour is growing ever longer with grey wagtails, blackbirds, crows and long-tailed tits all getting in on the act. The cure is the same for all, get a roll of clingfilm, cover the outer surface of glass and…

    • 11 Dec 2009
  • Winter wonderland

    Let it snow...

    The wildlife team has been really busy recently with lots of queries coming in related to the wintry weather, many expressing concern that birds are struggling to cope in the harsh weather. It is true that these times are hard for birds but many run the risk of being killed by misplaced kindness. Putting olive oil into bird baths is a definate no, it won't stop it freezing and can really harm their feathers.…

    • 23 Dec 2009