Wild Bird care
Wild Bird care at Lyonshall
If its your garden wildlife that you enjoy we stock everything you need to keep them full all year round from bird food and feeders to hedgehog houses.
We stock high quality feeds and use various reputable suppliers, such as Tom Chambers, Johnston & Jeff and Gardman Crest.
We have a range of seed products and blends for all and seasons to keep your garden alive with bords,
Spring & Summer blend. Virtually all birds love this blend: This blend helps birds cope with winter stress and also with energizing them for breeding and nest building. It has high energy ingredients combining the right minerals, vitamins, trace elements and proteins for rebuilding strength and for high quality egg production. This blend is also key to skeletal and tissue growth in fledglings and building up the immune system. Plus it contains aniseed, excellent for digestion
Premium wild bird food with fruit. Tits, Brambling, Finches, Dunnock, Bunting, Sparrows, Linnet, Thrushes, Nuthatch, Siskin, Stonechat, Starling, Blackbird, Yellow Hammer - will also attract doves and pigeons, and Wrens will come to the suet pellets: This blend contains 20 different types of naturally occurring wild seeds as well as suet pellets that are energy rich with the yellow pellets containing insects (insectivorous protein) and the red pellets containing berries (Vitamin C and antioxidants).
Superior Wild bird food. Tits,Brambling, Finches, Dunnock, Bunting, Sparrows, Linnet, Thrushes, Nuthatch, Siskin, Stonechat, Starling, Blackbird, Yellow Hammer: A husk free mix means no mess around the feeding area but more importantly a higher nutrient level and energy intake for the birds, plus it's safer for them as they can more effectively look out for predators. It also contains fruit for blackbirds, starlings and song thrushes so will attract a wider variety of birds than the standard mix.
Selected wild bird food. Blackbird, Blue Tit, Brambling, Finches, Bunting, Dunnock, Sparrows, Linnet, Nuthatch, Siskin, Yellow Hammer: Designed to attract the widest variety of birds possible while using one type of feed, this blend contains small seeds as well as cereals plus vegetable oil to increase feeding values while not containing cheap fillers such as whole oats which have little nutritional value.
Niger seed. Tits, Finches and Siskins: This is a superb little seed, easily digestible, high in oils, protein and energy.
Black oil sunflower seeds. Blue Tit, Brambling, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Gold Finch, Great Tit, Sparrow, Nuthatch, Siskin, Yellow Hammer: This seed is high energy and an excellent food source for birds.
No mess and high energy
Sunflower hearts. Virtually all birds with the exception of maybe Pipits and Wrens which may take these if mealworms and insects are not available: This seed has high levels of oil and energy for birds.
Bird balls, suet blocks, suet feasts. Finches, Tits, Brambling, Woodpeckers, Nuthatch, Robin, Starlings. Wren, Tree Sparrow – and particularly important for insect-eaters: Suet is pure refined animal or vegetable fat and is one of the most concentrated and easily metabolised energy foods for wild birds. It gives them instant vigour, and they love it. It's a superb all-year-round food, and can even cope with hard frost.
Monkey nuts: Excellent for all tits: Peanuts in the shell that make birds work for their food. Members of the Tit family will often tackle these rather than go for the easier, kernel option.
Peanuts: Blue Tit, Brambling, Bullfinch, Great Tit, Greenfinch, Sparrow, Nuthatch, Buntings, Siskin, Song Thrush, Starling: Peanuts have a high oil and protein content ideal for birds.
Mealworms. Most birds love these, but Robins and Blackbirds most of all: Excellent source of high energy proteins providing essential all year round feeding, particularly for fledglings and for adult birds.
Thank you to Johnston & Jeff for the information regarding their feeds.