Ivel Valley Wild Bird Blog

  1. It's Not Just Cuckoos That Fly South For The Winter

    It's Not Just Cuckoos That Fly South For The Winter

    Autumn is one of the busiest times of year for many wild birds as they fly to warmer climates where they are guaranteed a plentiful supply of food. Although we lose many of our summer visitors including Swallows, House Martins, Warblers and Flycatchers, their place in the garden will soon be taken up by birds […]

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  2. Attracting Goldfinches with Nyger Seed and Perseverance

    Attracting Goldfinches with Nyger Seed and Perseverance

    Here on the Ivel Valley farm we've been feeding the birds for years. The shelter of the nearby woods, the vast landscapes surrounding us and the array of plants and flowers on our farm mean that we're lucky enough to see a variety of unique and rare birds all year round. However, despite our sightings […]

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  3. Introducing Ready Peck Suet Rolls

    Introducing Ready Peck Suet Rolls

    Here on the Ivel Valley farm we’re always looking for new products that will make feeding your garden birds easier and more rewarding. We’re sure you’ve heard of our Ready Peck 5-A-Day range by now; a range of seed and suet products developed with an Ornithologist to contain the very best ingredients for wild birds. […]

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  4. Wildlife On The Farm - July 2018

    Wildlife On The Farm - July 2018

    Seems ages since writing the last snippets with the summer break but plenty to mention this month. Lots of new arrivals on the farm over the past couple of months. Firstly on the first of June last year the Shelducks had 9 ducklings, which was a first for the farm. On the first of June […]

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  5. Wildlife On The Farm - June 2018

    Wildlife On The Farm - June 2018

    Just got back from a visit to the farm lake. Although it was dull and overcast there were loads of birds feeding on, around or above the lake. Feeding on or in the water were Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mute swans, Tufted duck, Mallard and Coots. Feeding around the lake were Oyster catchers, Little Ringed […]

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  6. Wildlife On The Farm - May 2018

    Wildlife On The Farm - May 2018

    Lots of wildlife activity at the moment especially bird life. Most of the Summer visitors are with us now. I haven't heard a Cuckoo in the village yet but heard and see one at Maulden Heath. Loads of Swallows and House and Sand Martins seen feeding on insects over the lake on the farm. While […]

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