Bird profile - Jay
The Jay is the most colourful member of the crow family and it can be seen all over the UK.


Scientific name: Coccothraustes coccothraustes



Bird Profile - The Kestrel! 

pied wagtail bird

Bird of the week - Pied Wagtail 
The pied wagtail is a delightful small, long-tailed and black and white bird. The wagtail gets its name by "wagging" their tails!


siskin bird perched on a branch

Siskin (Carduelis Spinus) 
This beautiful bird is a lively small finch. It has a forked tail and the male has a yellow-green body and back crown. They are relatively small birds, between a blue tit and a robin in size. Siskins can be found in coniferous and mixed woodland across the UK. More...

turtle dove

Bird profile - Turtle Dove

Turtle Doves are Summer visitors to the UK, and are ecologically unique by being Europe’s only long distance migratory dove. They spend just a third of the year on their breeding grounds in Europe and the Winter on their non-breeding grounds in sub-Saharan West Africa. In Europe, they are mostly found on farmland where they nest in thick scrub and feed on bare ground, enjoying the seeds of wildflowers. More...

house sparrow

Bird Profile - House Sparrow

House sparrows (Passer domesticus) are small passerine birds that belong to the sparrow family. They are native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa but have been introduced in North America, South America, Australia, and New Zealand!



Bird Profile - Wren

Wrens are small, often colorful, songbirds belonging to the family Troglodytidae. They are known for their energetic nature, and their beautiful songs!


nuthatch bird

Bird Profile - Nuthatch

Nuthatches are small passerine birds belonging to the family Sittidae. They are known for climbing down tree trunks headfirst! They have very strong toes! Sometimes they are nicknamed the upside down bird! Nuthatches are beloved among birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts for their interesting behavior and charming appearance. Observing their acrobatic climbing and listening to their distinctive calls can be a delightful experience in nature. More...

treecreeper bird

Bird profile – The Treecreeper (Certhia familiaris)

The treecreeper are active little birds climbing up and down tree trunks in search of insects!