Birds are a vital part or our ecosystem. Sadly over the last few years there has been a steady decline of bird being spotted in our gardens. Find out a bit more here
As well as being a wonderful sight in our gardens with 65 species having been spotted in Riverside so far, they have an important role in keeping the balance in nature.
Birds eat a lot of insects which helps control the number or mini-beast, such as slugs and aphids that like to snack on your garden.
They are also great for weed control as birds like sparrows, finches and siskins eat a great number of weed seeds, which helps keep your lawn healthy.
Below is a few ideas to help make your garden a bird haven.