BTO and Vine House Farm

BTO is proud to work in partnership with leading bird care company Vine House Farm, with the shared aim of making a positive impact for birds.

It is estimated that more than half of all households in the UK engage in feeding birds in their gardens. BTO has long been at the forefront of monitoring and researching the effects of food provision on wild birds. This work has yielded fascinating insights into how the UK public’s bird feeding habits have impacted wild bird populations, and helped to produce best practice guidance for feeding birds safely.

The partnership between BTO and Vine House Farm provides an opportunity to engage many more people in the enjoyable habit of feeding garden birds and to help them learn how to do this in the best ways for their birds.

Vine House Farm is a conservation-award-winning farm, managed with wildlife in mind and environmental responsibility to the fore. The family behind this business has been associated with BTO since 1960, with Vine House Farm founder Nicholas Watts MBE contributing to many BTO surveys and monitoring schemes. 

  • To find out more about their great range of high quality foods, feeders, nest boxes, bird houses and other products, visit the Vine House Farm website.
BTO is delighted to be joining Vine House Farm in a partnership that recognises the joy that feeding birds in gardens brings to thousands of people and the need to ensure that this food is high quality and sustainably sourced. Their support of BTO will help us to engage more people in discovering birds and help to conserve and understand them on our doorstep and further afield. Prof. Juliet Vickery 

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