When the winter skies are damp and grey....

January 24, 2020

... a kind thought received can really make your day!

I would like once again to give a Big THANK YOU to the ladies at Knitting Nanna's in Rochdale who have sent us a wonderful cheque for £150 to enable us to further our work with the wild birds.

Although the winter has been kind and relatively mild to us so far, we have February to get through and that month in particular can be quite harsh. Already the herons on the Home Reserve at Rochdale have been re-affirming their commitments to each other, and will over the course of the coming week lay their eggs and start to incubate them - ready for some Easter chicks!

Many thanks once again to the team at Knitting Nanna's, and also to those people who buy the goods from them enable support to be given to worthwhile causes such as ourselves.



Wild Bird Advice and information

Many people would help birds more, if they knew simple easy ways in which they could help wild birds, without going to too-much extra trouble. Often there are ways to help – that don’t actually ‘cost’ anything at all, but can make a huge difference to making birds welcome and safe in the environment around us.

One of the main causes of bird injuries (especially young birds in the summer months), is being attacked by both pet and feral cats. A simple way to combat thi

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