From the team at BBC Wildlife Magazine

How to make a bird splash

A simple project to keep your birds properly watered this summer.

Illustrations by Alan Batley
Published: May 21, 2015 at 8:06 am
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All illustrations by Alan Batley

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Dig a hole and sink a plastic bucket so the rim is just protruding above ground level.

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Fill the bucket with bricks, then place pebbles on the top for the birds to perch on.

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Plant ivy or another type of evergreen around the rim of the bucket to conceal it.

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Fill the bucket with clean water, and enjoy watching your birds splashing around.

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Authors

Sarah McPhersonFeatures editor, BBC Wildlife Magazine
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