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Give a Bird a Home

Bird "HO GIVE A DUE TO A LOSS OF HABITAT and shortage of food, birds have struggled in recent years, with several species seeing a decline in numbers. Thankfully, there are a few things we can do to help. Working together, Sykes Cottages and the North Wales Wildlife Trust have gathered information on two common types of nest box you can use to give a bird a home, as well as some hints and tips on transforming your garden into a haven for our feathered friends. OPEN- FRONTED NEST BOX Pied Wagtail IDEAL FOR ROBINS AND PIED WAGTAILS Robin SPECIFIC TIPS They need to be hidden under some cover; ivy or Place low down, other climbing-plants no more than 2 metres 2M are ideal for this. off the ground. SMALL HOLED NEST BOX IDEAL FOR BLUE TITS AND THE HOUSE SPARROW Blue Tit House Sparrow HOLE SIZES DIFFERENT SIZED BIRDS USE DIFFERENT SIZED HOLES HouSE STARLING GREAT TIT SPARROW BLVE TIT 25mm 28mm 32 mm 45 mm SPECIFIC TIPS Attach to a wall, tree or fence. Make sure it's out of reach of cats. Place 2M 2 metres or more off the ground. wilduaevemeriles MAKE A BIRD-FRIENDLY GARDEN Feeder Place feeders in the garden so birds have plenty to eat. Remember to put them in sight of your windows so you can keep an eye on the visitors. Birabath Birds use birdbaths to drink and clean themselves, just be sure to keep it topped up with fresh water. Planting Create a safe and sustainable habitat for birdlife in your garden by growing a wide variety of plants, including fruit trees, evergreens, climbers and spiny shrubs. FOR MORE INFORMATION Your local Wildlife Trust can offer further information on how to help birds in your garden. Alternatively, visit the RSPB website. Created for Sykes Cottages in conjunction with the North Wales Wildlife Trust. A SYKES cottages YMDDIRIEDOLAETH natur| WILDLIFE TRUST GOGLEDD CYMRU NORTH WALES

Give a Bird a Home

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Here at Sykes we do everything we can to help out our feathered friends. So working with the North Wales Wildlife Trust we've put together a handy guide on what you can do to transform your garden int...

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