Bird feeders are one of the small ways in which everyone can help their local wildlife. However, it’s very important to keep them clean to prevent the spread of diseases.
Simply pop on a pair of rubber gloves and give your feeders a scrub using a mild detergent. After rinsing them thoroughly, make sure you let them dry out naturally before refilling and hanging up.
Did you know there are 406 bird species found in the UK, including some the rare overseas visitors.
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