Had my feeding station up since April now and always have a good variety out (and fresh) niger, seed mix, suet etc. Only problem is its not attracting any birds! Get the usual wood pigeon on the table but the feeders don't get a nibble. Had a group of sparrows visiting for a week but that's it! Starting to think where I've placed it isn't ideal. We don't have a cat or neighbours with them, so wouldn't think it's predators scaring them off
If anyone has any suggestions for me please I'd love to hear them, where I could move it etc. Happy to buy a patio stand for it if needed.
Find pic below of view from kitchen where we'd see from
Edit: link for pic, not sure it uploaded here correctly Feeding station https://imgur.com/a/MiMPhxh
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Wow! we are all trying to talk at once - but I think we are mostly saying the same thing. And I certainly agree about the water - an attractive water feature (not too fussy, so it has an open space for bathing) would be a good attraction for you and the birds!
A few that come to mind are:- Cotoniaster, Viburnum, Pyracantha, Flowering Current, Holly, Rowan, Skimmia Japonica, Larurel, Flowering Cherry, Sea Buckthorn, All can be kept cut/pruned back depending on your spaces allowed. Good idea regarding the patio stand for the feeder.
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