Information on birds
A number of people in the greater Reading area, enjoy feeding red kites. Here's a PDF on the dos and don'ts of feeding this magnificant bird of prey.
In spring and summer, it's common to see young birds on the ground that look as if they've been abandoned by their parents. Read on for advice on what to do if you find a young bird...
Trichomonosis in finches and other garden birds
Since summer 2005, a disease caused by a microscopic parasite has been reported in finches in gardens. Since then, outbreaks have been seen every year during the late summer and autumn. Find out more about it and what you can do to help.
Roofs for wildlife
House sparrows, starlings, house martins and swifts regularly use buildings as nest sites. The last two species are almost completely dependent on them. Roofs are also important habitats for roosting bats.