If you're off to feed the ducks at Birmingham’s Cannon Hill Park, please take note of the signs asking you to not feed the ducks, swans and geese with bread. Instead please consider these duck and swan-safe foods and remember to feed wild ducks responsibly. Further Reading > Quack Snacks … [Read more...] about Feeding the ducks in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham
A few weeks ago I went to explore a duck-feeding spot of my childhood - Swanshurst Park in South Birmingham. It wasn’t a happy homecoming. I found just two little mallards, cowering for cover amidst dozens and dozens of Canada Geese, with a very large flock of seagulls thrown in for good … [Read more...] about Time to stop overfeeding the geese of Swanshurst Park?
Despite the background noise of a big city, for a brief moment everything seemed tranquil, with the Canada Geese floating serenely by. It's a great place for a lunchtime walk. The peace had been shattered a little earlier when someone dumped - literally dumped - a load of something or other at … [Read more...] about Feeding the ducks: at Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham 16/02/2017