Birds will appreciate any food you can offer but it's important to know the right things to provide and what to avoid. Follow our simple feeding guide.

Top tips for feeding birds in autumn and winter

coal tit on frosty branch to illustrate feeding birds in winter tips

Dunnock - looks similar to a Sparrow, but they are solitary little birds and you will see them bobbing about the garden on their own. Whereas Sparrows like to be in a flock.

Dunnock, a robin in sparrows clothing, the quintessential english garden bird.

Happy little robin                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Beautiful Little Bird Singing a Happy Song

'Singing a happy song' by John MacTavish {European robin}