Males have an orange middle to their stripe while females do not. Unmistakable due to its signature red breast white belly and brown back the robin can be seen all year round.
Juveniles are mottled brown all over with no red breast.
Garden birds uk brown. The wren is the uk s most common bird and one of the uk s smallest birds and with its small rounded body and upright tail it is often seen in gardens but is more populous in rural areas. The male is streaked rusty brown on his back while the female is sandy brown. They usually feed on the ground in large groups.
It is particularly noticeable in spring when male wrens build multiple nests for the female to choose from. The wren has one of the loudest songs of any british bird in proportion to its size. The goldcrest is the smallest bird in the uk.
A small brown and grey bird. More numerous but harder to spot are the several species of small brown birds that regularly show up at the bird feeder. Garden birds are any species of bird that visit our gardens for food and shelter on a regular basis.
Quiet and unobtrusive the dunnock is often seen on its own creeping along the edge of a flower bed or near to a bush moving with a rather nervous shuffling gait. The uk s favourite bird the red breasted robin has been a fixture in british gardens for decades perching on spades and following around gardeners as they unearth tasty worms. When spotting goldcrests you can tell the gender by their colouring.
They re also particularly friendly with an all year round garden presence. These small noisy british birds are commonly found in parks and gardens across the uk. Thanks to their streaky brown bodies you should be able to identify them fairly quickly.
Grey brown in colour they have a pale underbelly and a striking black and yellow stripe across their head. Identify a bird the rspb bird identifier lists 406 species of birds found in the uk including some rare overseas visitors. The wren is a tiny brown bird with a rounded body growing up to only 10cm long.
Every garden attracts a different set of birds depending on the plants trees and shrubs present whether extra food is provided what water sources there are and what the surrounding habitats are like. Small lively sociable and noisy birds. Although one of the smallest birds on this list the wren is the most common uk breeding bird and will visit most gardens.