Projects

These pages detail all of the current or recently completed projects that are currently being carried out by our research partners.

 

New design of bat roosting box


We are pleased to be working with experts from the Lincolnshire Bat Group on a new design of bat roosting box.The new product will be particularly suitable for use by niche-roosting bats in caves,...

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Feeding patterns of farmland birds


A final year research project by a student at Harper Adams University studying a BSc degree in Countryside and Environmental Management. This project will study the feeding patterns of overwintering...

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Mealworms as a breeding season supplement


CJWildlife is based on a converted farm in Shropshire, a large county in the West Midlands region of England, approximately 80km west of Birmingham.  Most of the surrounding land is...

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Rural/agricultural bird research in the Dutch county of Limburg.


Rural/agricultural bird research in the Dutch county of Limburg.Over the last few years various tasks concerning nature and environment have been transferred from the government to the county...

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The Rea nest boxes


This site is the UK headquarters of CJ Wildlife and is used for a variety of long and short term research. The buildings vary in age from 150 years old to the present, and are set amongst arable...

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Wildlife food test


Wildlife food test The CJ Wildlife/Vivara food range has been developed and tested by experts across Europe. To ensure that our foods are of the best quality we have an ongoing programme of...

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Project House sparrow (Passer domesticus)


The House Sparrow is a common and widespread species, and is one of the most well known birds to visit gardens in the UK. The species is particularly adapted to living alongside human habitation, and...

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Project Twite feeding


IntroductionThe Twite is a small finch, associated in the breeding season with moorland and upland farmland. Currently ‘red listed’ as a bird of serious conservation concern, the UK...

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Shropshire Ornithological Society


The Shropshire Ornithological Society’s (SOS) main nature reserve at Venus Pool is only a short distance from the CJ WildBird Foods UK office, which makes it a very convenient test site. Our...

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Centre for Ornithology, University of Birmingham


Does supplementary feeding of garden birds improve breeding performance?Research students Tim Harrison and Jen Smith at the Centre for Ornithology, University of Birmingham, are working in...

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