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How to Attract Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden

One of the great joys of owning a garden comes when local wildlife turn your outdoor space into their home. It’s exciting when an unusual species of bird lands on your hedgerow or feeder, and a vibrant ecosystem can really bring your garden to live, helping flowers bloom and encouraging others to visit. Birds and butterflies are among the most welcome visitors to our gardens, with their graceful displays and (in the case of the latter) tendency to pollinate our [...]

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Back Garden Birds: Britain’s Most Regular Visitors

With more than half a million households involved and 8.5 million birds counted; the RSPB’s Birdwatch 2015 has provided a detailed insight into the most regular winged visitors to Britain’s gardens. The results have demonstrated a number of key changes since 2014’s list and more extreme changes since the first Birdwatch more than 35 years ago. (more…)