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Red Squirrel eating a nut

Squirrel Appreciation Day!

Go Nuts for Squirrels! The 21st of January is a day to celebrate our furry little friends that offer joy and entertainment to everyone across the five continents in which they inhabit.
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How to Decorate the Simon King Wreath Nester

How to Decorate the Simon King Wreath Nester

Welcome to Wildlife Worlds ultimate wreath decorating guide! This easy-to-follow guide will cover everything you’d need to know on how to decorate your Simon King Wreath Nester in every season, because a wreath isn’t just for Christmas.
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Bird Bath Buyers Guide

Bird Bath Buyers Guide

Birds need water, even in winter, for drinking and for bathing. A bird bath is a perfect solution as a source of drinking and bathing water for birds during both hot and cold weather. Bird baths can be very important in winter as many natural supplies may have frozen!
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Tiger Swimming

World Wildlife Conservation Day

What a week for Conservation! We’re still out in the mud planting our trees for National Tree Week (28 November – 6 December). Then along comes World Wildlife Conservation Day in the same week.

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Trees in sunlight

National Tree Week

We’re delighted to welcome back the tree planting season this year, which will hopefully get people active and outdoors this winter! If, like us, you think trees are amazing then this week is a chance to celebrate everything they do for us.
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Roosting Pocket Buyers Guide

Roosting Pocket Buyers Guide

If you’ve ever wondered where the birds that visit your garden during the day, foraging on the ground, flitting among trees or visiting feeders, go at night. Likelihood is they’re roosting. This is when they settle down for rest or sleep, and birds choose how and where they sleep very carefully to ensure they can survive through the night.

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Sparrow Drinking from Water Pipe

Watering your Wildlife

Did you know? Watering your garden shouldn’t just extend to the plants, flowers and vegetables you are growing. As the weather warms up, through springtime and into summer, it’s just as important to ensure the wildlife visiting your garden is watered as well.

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The Bird Box Buyers Guide

Bird Box Buyers Guide

Birds are using nest boxes as many of their natural nest sites are disappearing from our gardens and surrounding environment. With the declining number of wooded areas, hedgerows and large trees available, birds are having to find safe alternatives for somewhere to build their nests. This shortage of natural nesting sites for birds has played a part in the decline of some of the UK’s most iconic species.
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Wildlife for Wellbeing

Wildlife for Wellbeing

With many of us spending more time at home to protect ourselves and others, we want to show you that there are some positives for anyone self-isolating. If you’re up to date on the current advice, then taking a break from the news channel can surely bring some perspective and a relief from anxiety.
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tips for recording wildlife

Top Tips for Using Your Wildlife Camera

Wildlife trap cameras have been used by film makers and scientists for some time but it’s only in the last few years that this technology has become accessible and usable to everyone. Now we can really find out what wildlife is visiting our gardens and get a look into the secret world of the beautiful creatures we have living on our doorstep.
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National Nest Box Week

National Nest Box Week

National Nest Box Week is organised by the British Trust for Ornithology and runs for seven days from 14th February each year. We spoke to Wildlife World’s Ecologist, Chantal Brown to get her advice about how, why and where to put up nest boxes in our gardens. 
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Hedgehog Care After Hibernation

Hedgehog Care After Hibernation

As winter starts to come to an end and warmer weather comes our way, we wanted to answer some of your questions about caring for hedgehogs when they emerge from hibernation. Find out more about what, when and how you can look after our spiky friends.
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