Six tips for finding great deals on bird food

Six tips for finding great deals on bird food

IT’s nice to feed your feathered friends in the winter – and I’ve found some great deals that are cheap.

To encourage the birds to visit your garden and help them survive the season, here’s how to feed them tasty treats on a budget.

To encourage birds to visit your garden and help them survive the season, here's how to feed them tasty treats on a budget

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To encourage birds to visit your garden and help them survive the season, here’s how to feed them tasty treats on a budgetCredit: Getty – Contributor

GET A DISCOUNT: Keep an eye out for offers on bird food.

Wilko has a two-for-£ 8 offer on his Peckish Peanut Easy Feeder (300g), usually £ 4.50.

MEAL POINT: The Original Factory Shop has reduced the price of its mealworm food (500 g) from £ 11.99 to £ 8.

This high quality purchase is a great source of essential fats.

NEST PRICE: Argos has an offer on its stylish black metal bird feed pile, complete with metal birds placed on both sides.

It is now £ 7, down from £ 12.

FEEDED AND WATERED: Also remember to give our feathered friends fresh water.

This is especially important during periods of frost, when ponds, puddles and other water sources can freeze.

Droplet Bird Waterer has been reduced from £ 9.99 to £ 5.99 at coopersofstortford.co.uk.

WINDOW OF THE WORLD: Not having a garden does not mean that you have to miss something.

Go online and order the Peckish Globe Window Bird Feeder Display for just £ 14.99 from hayesgardenworld.co.uk.

The feeder can be filled with seeds, nuts, suet and mealworms and is secured with two powerful suction pads.

Elsewhere, Pets At Home has a simple hill-style Window Wild Bird Feeder for £ 10.99.

TIME THE RIGHT: Feed birds only at those times of the year when they need it most.

Prioritize the cold winter months.

MENTION THE SONGS: If you’ve in doubt about a bird song, you can download Chirp! or ChirpOMatic apps to help with identification.

Both cost £ 3.49.

Or try RSPB’s free ID playlist of common birds at rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/bird-songs/what-bird-is-that.

  • The prices are correct at the time of printing. Offers and offers subject to availability.

Today’s deal

Save £ 8 on this Kimjaly Light 5mm Yoga Mat at Decathlon

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Save £ 8 on this Kimjaly Light 5mm Yoga Mat at Decathlon

GET READY for the downhill dog on this Kimjaly Light 5mm yoga mat, now only £ 11.99, down from £ 19.99 at Decathlon.

SAVING: £ 8

Cheap treat

Save 50p on some Fry's chicken-style nuggets at Sainsburys

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Save 50p on some Fry’s chicken-style nuggets at Sainsburys

ARE YOU GOING vegan this month? Try some Fry’s chicken-style nuggets (380g), down from £ 2.50 to £ 2 at Sainsburys.

SAVING: 50 pages

WIN … a kitchen!

ONE lucky person will win a brand new, expertly designed Magnet kitchen as part of its 12 Days Of Christmas Giveaway on social media.

Visit @magnetkitchensuk on Instagram or @MagnetKitchens on Facebook.

The competition runs until January 31st.

Top swap

This Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot bamboo cutting board costs £ 20 at John Lewis

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This Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot bamboo cutting board costs £ 20 at John Lewis
But Tesco has a version for only £ 6

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But Tesco has a version for only £ 6

PREPARE healthy January meals with this Joseph Joseph Chop2Pot bamboo cutting board for £ 20 at John Lewis, or save with the Tesco version for £ 6.

SAVING: £ 14

Leah’s little helper

Get ready for birthdays, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, as Superdrug has just added even more fantastic gift sets to their big sale, including the Bristle & Smith Ultimate Grooming Set, which was £ 20, then £ 10, but is now only £ 5.

Many sets are only in the store, so if you can venture out safely, it may be worth it.

Shop and save

Save £ 4.99 on Salter Electric Soup Machine at Argos

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Save £ 4.99 on Salter Electric Soup Machine at Argos

THE Salter electric soup machine has launched in Argos – perfect for making warming family food this winter.

Down from £ 59.99 to £ 55.

SAVING: £ 4.99

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