Bird Feeders.


Shropshire Bird Feeder
 
 
Shropshire Bird Feeder
 
 
 
 

Shropshire Bird Feeder


   Shropshire  Bird Feeder. A delightful way to feed your winged garden vistors. You can attract many different birds to your garden by putting out food for them.  This can be a real life-saver in harsh winter weather. What benefits the birds also benefits us because we get hours of entertainment from these beautiful wild creatures.
    There is also an important knock-on effect for us gardeners. The birds will be used to searching for food in your garden and will search out greenfly, caterpillars and snails throughhout the rest of the year.
 
 
Dimensions: 17x16x31cm(h)
 
Shropshire Bird Feeder
 
 
 
 
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Product Name
Timber
Finish
Price
Quantity & Finish
(Select in Basket)
Shropshire Bird Feeder(supplied with screw and raw plug for wall, fence or post fitting)
17x16x31cm (High) (SHR.F)
 
Scandinavian Red Pine
 
Mid Green on pale Green
  
£25,50
 
 
 
Shropshire bird feeder pole
4x4x150cm (High) (SHR.NP)
Scandinavian Red Pine
Mid Green, pale green, clear finish or golden brown
 
£14,00
 
 
 
 
Delivery approximately 30 days Postage and Packaging is included for the Uk Mainland.
We also offer a bespoke service, so if you would like this or any of our own wooden products made to your own preferred measurements please contact us and we will be pleased to help.
If you live in the Channel Islands, Highlands and Islands or Ireland please ring 01952 541170 or email sales@thelichfieldplantercompany.co.uk for a quote for delivery.
 
 
 

The Bullfinch


The Bullfinch is a quiet, secretive but heavily built finch that usually spends its time among the branches and dense undergrowth of woodlands. The male is a truly handsome bird, unmistakable with his bright pinkish-red breast and cheeks, grey back, black cap and tail, and bright white rump. The flash of the rump in flight and the sad call note, containing a fluted whistle,  are usually the first signs of bullfinches being present. The female has a brown back and pinkish-fawn under parts. Both sexes have a stout black bill, black wings, under-tail coverts and wing-bar. The tail is slightly forked and the legs are brown. The juveniles are like the adult female, but do not have black caps.
 
 
 
 
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The Bullfinch


The Bullfinch can be seen throughout the year in pairs or in small family parties. In the spring, they also may form flocks of about fifty (rarely over one hundred) birds. Bullfinches feed primarily on buds and seeds. The buds from fruit trees,  especially woodland
 
 
Bullfinch pair on Bird table
 
 

The Bullfinch


trees, are eaten exclusively in the spring. A bullfinch feeds on the buds by landing on the tip of a branch and slowly moving towards the trunk, stripping the bud as it goes. It only feeds on these buds, however, when supplies of seeds remaining from the previous summer and autumn diminish. They have a preference for the seeds of dock, nettles, privet, bramble, birch and ash.
During the breeding season and late summer the Bullfinch is particularly shy but as winter approaches and hedgerow food becomes more difficult to find they will come into gardens in search of food. They may then be in small groups and will come to the bird table and bird feeders. 
 
 
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