February 2016 Archive

5 signs that spring is on its way

5 signs that spring is on its way

Spring is a fantastic time of year. The days get longer and warmer, colour returns to the natural world and signs of new life are all around. For most animals, spring is a vital season. After survi...

Get your garden ready for nesting season

Get your garden ready for nesting season

After spending the last few months focusing their efforts on making it through the winter, from February onwards, birds begin to turn their attention to starting a family. 

Across the country, bird...

How do birds build their nests?

How do birds build their nests?

Birds are some of nature's great architects. From the tiny Wren to the mighty Golden Eagle, species large and small build nests in which to raise their young and each has its own unique spin on the...