Photograph of a robin in a yew tree

12 Days of Winter Wildlife: Garden Birds

For day two of our 12 Days of Winter Wildlife, we are celebrating our feathered friends. Winter can be tough for birds. As the temperature drops, they need more energy to keep warm. But once the bounty of berries and seeds of the autumn is over, food can be in short supply. Provide birds with food in your garden or outdoor space and you can … Continue reading 12 Days of Winter Wildlife: Garden Birds

Photograph of a blue tit

Zoology Live Day 4: Birds

Welcome back to day 4 of our online Zoology Live festival. We hope you have been enjoying the wonderful wildlife around you this week. Join us TODAY at 4pm for beautiful birdsong and top tips on watching our fine feathered friends, including LIVE interviews with Dr Tony Fulford and Dr Andrew Bladon, with your chance to put your bird-related questions to them. Find Out More … Continue reading Zoology Live Day 4: Birds

taxidermy blue tit at the Museum of Zoology

Birds: Blue tits and their relatives

Are you playing our Open Your Window Bingo? Discover more about some of the colourful garden birds that feature on it: blue tits, great tits and long-tailed tits. A flash of yellow, blue and green in the air – blue tits are colourful little birds often seen on bird feeders. They eat insects, caterpillars and seeds. We see bright colours and patterns when we see … Continue reading Birds: Blue tits and their relatives