How to Attract More Birds to Your Garden

Last Updated: 28th Nov 2023

With the flutter of wings and the melody of a song, birds can turn any garden into a lively symphony. Here in Britain, our gardens can become a haven for various bird species, each adding a touch of magic to our daily lives. 

Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher or simply love the presence of these feathered friends, our selection of bird feeders and houses is designed to invite nature’s best singers right into your backyard. Let’s delve into how you can attract a kaleidoscope of birds to your garden and why our products are the perfect choice for every bird enthusiast.

Attracting Birds: The Essentials

Attracting birds to your garden involves more than just putting out a feeder. Here are some tips to help you create a bird-friendly environment:

Diverse Plant Life:

  • Native plants, shrubs, and trees provide natural shelter and food sources for birds.
  • Berry-producing flora like hawthorn and ivy offer a feast for birds such as thrushes and blackbirds.

Water Features:

  • A simple bird bath or a water feature can provide a spot for birds to drink and bathe, essential for their wellbeing.
  • Ensure the water is clean and ice-free during colder months.

Natural Food Sources:

  • Apart from feeders, consider planting seed-bearing flowers and establishing a compost pile to attract insects for birds to feed on.


  • Position feeders and birdhouses away from predatory animals.
  • Use bird-friendly netting and deterrents to protect fledglings from cats.


  • Keep your feeders stocked, especially during winter when food is scarce.
  • Regularly clean feeders and birdhouses to prevent disease.

Our Premium Bird Feeders

Our bird feeders are crafted to cater to the dietary needs of the UK’s most beloved garden birds. Here’s why our feeders stand out:

  • Quality Materials: Built to withstand the British weather, our feeders ensure durability and safety.
  • Variety: From seed feeders to nut hangers and suet ball dispensers, we offer a range of products to suit different bird species.
  • Innovative Design: Each feeder is designed to prevent spillage and discourage squirrels, making sure the treats are reserved for your winged visitors.

Charming Bird Houses

Our birdhouses are not just functional; they’re also ornamental, adding a quaint aesthetic to any garden. Here are the features that make our birdhouses special:

  • Species-Specific Designs: Tailored to different bird sizes and habits, our houses cater to species from robins to bluetits.
  • Eco-Friendly: Made with sustainable materials, our birdhouses provide a safe nesting spot without harming the environment.
  • Easy to Clean: Designed for convenience, they can be easily cleaned out at the end of the nesting season, ready for the next family.

The types of birds you can attract to your garden in the UK

In the UK, many species of birds frequent garden spaces, especially if those gardens are well-tended and inviting. Here are some of the most common garden birds in the UK and how you can specifically attract each:

House Sparrow

These birds are attracted to a variety of seeds and grains. A robust seed mix in your feeders will do well to attract them. Ensure you have dense hedges or bushes for them to nest and take cover.

Blue Tit

Blue Tits enjoy a mix of peanuts, sunflower seeds, and suet. They also need nesting boxes with small entrance holes to protect them from predators.


They are fond of fruit, insects, and suet blocks. Starlings are also communal birds, so they prefer open feeders where they can gather in numbers.


They feed on insects, earthworms, and fruit. Blackbirds will often forage on the ground for food, so scattering some mealworms can be particularly effective in attracting them.


Robins are attracted to mealworms, suet, and crushed peanuts. They tend to be more solitary so prefer feeders where they don’t have to compete with other birds. Having a birdhouse with an open front can also encourage them to nest in your garden.


These birds like a variety of seeds, particularly sunflower seeds. They are ground feeders, so a ground tray feeder works well.

Wood Pigeon

They are one of the larger birds you’ll find in British gardens and will eat practically anything, but they particularly like grains and seeds. They are ground feeders so will benefit from scattered seeds or a platform feeder.

Great Tit

Similar to the Blue Tit, they enjoy sunflower seeds, peanuts, and suet. Great Tits also need nesting boxes but can handle slightly larger entrance holes than those for Blue Tits.


These birds are attracted to niger seeds and sunflower hearts. They prefer to feed from hanging tube feeders with small perches due to their small size.


Wrens enjoy small insects and spiders, so leaving some wild, undisturbed areas in your garden can help attract these birds. They also like suet and mealworms and use dense shrubs or bushes for nesting.

Each of these species has its preferences not only in food but also in the type of feeders they use and the locations they frequent. Here are some tips on feeders and accessories to attract them:

  • Seed Feeders: These can be tube-like and often have multiple feeding ports, ideal for small birds like tits and finches.
  • Suet Feeders: They can be mesh boxes or blocks that hold suet cakes, attracting a variety of birds including starlings and woodpeckers.
  • Ground Feeders: For birds like chaffinches and blackbirds, ground feeders can be a simple tray on the ground.
  • Nesting Boxes: Different birds require different sizes of boxes and entrance holes. Place these in quiet, sheltered spots to encourage birds to take up residence.


Inviting birds into your garden is a rewarding experience that brings life and colour to your outdoor space. With our top-of-the-line bird feeders and houses, you can create a sanctuary for feathered friends and enjoy the serenade of bird songs all year round. Explore our collection today and take the first step towards making your garden a birdwatcher’s dream.

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