Homes for Wildlife

Homes for Wildlife
If you love the creatures in your garden, you'll love our Homes for Wildlife project. This is the place to ask and answer questions about making your backyard wildlife-friendly.
Results for Back Garden
  • Media: Australian King Parrot

    These guys spend the summer months feeding in our backyard. They become very tame and feed from our hands; this guy is busy investigating my breakfast, but chooses the sunflower seeds! The males have the bright orange head and breast. The girls are greenish all over. They are a delightful addition to...
  • Media: Australian Crimson Rosella.

    This is the first time these guys have been this trusting; they have never fed from our hands before. They are daily visitors to the garden all year 'round.
  • Media: Woodpecker on feeder

    Picture taken in my back garden in Perth Scotland
  • Media: Australian Crimson rosella parrot - juvenile.

    We are lucky to have these guys feed freely in a back yard during the summer months. They quickly learn where the food is; however they take a long time to develop trust of the feeders.
  • Media: Australian King Parrot

    These guys spend the summer months feeding in our backyard. They become very tame and feed from our hands; this guy is busy investigating my breakfast, but chooses the sunflower seeds! The males have the bright orange head and breast. The girls are greenish all over. They are a delightful addition to...
  • Media: Australian King Parrot- male.

    Up close and friendly- wanting to be fed sunflower seeds from my hand- this guy stood on the ledge outside the backdoor!
  • Media: Australian Gang Gang cockatoo.

    These delightful birds arrive in the garden towards the end of summer each year- February. Trees at the back of our yard have been cut down to make way for a new building so the family have become challenged for space. During the drought of the last few years they have become trusting enough to fly down...
  • Media: Australian King Parrot

    These guys are daily visitors to our garden throughout the summer. They are very tame and eat from our hands. This guy is happy to examine the contents of the breakfast table! This is a male, with the green and orange. The females are mainly green.
  • Media: foxy

  • Media: Thrush and Blackbird

    Birds in back garden blackbird washing his dirty feet
  • Media: 'COOL DUDE!!!'

    Got up early Saturday for the dawn chorus and between 5.00am and 7.30am....NOTHING, not a sniff round the feeders. Today, though a moderate showing, A couple of Ring Necked Doves, a Wood Pigeon, a couple of Blackbirds and Goldfinches, of which this little character spotted me as I fired off a frame so...
  • Media: Australian Sulphur-Crested cockatoo.

    These guys look pretty but they can become a real nuisance; once you feed them you have to continue. If you stop feeding them they will attack the woodwork of a table, window sills, balcony railings etc! In some towns you are very unpopular if you encourage these birds to stay!