The wise bird species – surprisingly not owls – have already migrated to warmer climates over the winter period.
Those garden birds that remain with us become more dependent on the generosity of homeowners who in rain, shine or snow, put out essential foods to boost the limited selection of wild foods that can be foraged.
In conjunction with mags4dorset, Stewarts Garden Centres at Christchurch and Broomhill are offering £100 worth of vouchers to be won, to help you support the birds this winter.
You could select from the large variety of wild bird feeds (nuts, seeds, mealworms etc) and special feeders available. Also consider placing bird boxes in your garden – also available from Stewarts Garden Centres.
To be in with a chance to win, answer the following question:
Which iconic British garden bird has a red breast?
Closing date is 14 December 2017. The first correct answer drawn will be the winner. Terms and conditions apply to the vouchers. Employees of Pulford Publicity Ltd and Stewarts Garden Centres are not permitted to enter. The editor’s decision is final.