October 2011 – vol. 104, issue 10 More birds are using food supplements provided in gardens than ever before. Newly published results from the BTO Garden Bird Feeding Survey (GBFS) show that the number of species seen during autumn and winter is up by almost 50% since the 1970s. Gone are the days when feeding garden birds was centred on kitchen scraps, suet-filled coconut shells and monkey nuts threaded on string. Today, garden... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.