When To Feed Wild Birds?
The RSPB and the BTO now recommend that wild birds are fed all year round. However, it is particularly important during autumn, winter and spring when naturally occuring foods are in very short supply.
Ensure feed is available first thing in the morning, this will help them replace energy lost through the night, and again at mid-afternoon to help them to build up some reserves as night falls.
Once you have started feeding the birds do not stop as they will come to rely on the food you put out.