Adding a bird box or two to your garden can help provide homes for a number of garden birds, from blue tits and great tits to house sparrows, robins and – if you’re lucky – woodpeckers and spotted flycatchers.
A bird box can complete your garden habitat, bringing more birds into your garden. More birds means more natural pest control – birds eat a range of garden ‘pests’ including aphids and caterpillars. Having more birds in the garden makes your garden a richer habitat and more interesting to boot. Who wouldn’t want to look out of the window and see a family of birds dotted around the border?
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