Introducing the Redbreast Bird Feeder Bottle
An uncommon bottle in support of the common bird.
Not only does the bottle become a bird feeder, but a donation will go to our partner, Birdlife International
We’re thrilled to announce our Limited Edition Project Wingman Bird Feeder Bottle, designed in partnership with Birdlife International.
Limited to 2000 bottles, €15 from each sale will go to Birdlife International and our goal of keeping the common bird common. Even better, you’ll have a bird feeder that will help you lend a hand.
To give fans the best shot at getting one, we’re selling 500 bottles at a time on Nov 16, 23, 30, and Dec 7th @ 9am GMT. So if you miss a chance, there’s always another. Please note that all bottles will be shipped from December 14th.
The bottles will be sold for €60, with a purchase limit of 1 per customer.
Designed alongside Birdlife International, the bottle of Redbreast 12 features a copper casing that slides off the bottle and can be filled with bird feed and hung from a branch. So there’s something for your shelf, and something for your garden.
We’re very excited to see our Redbreast fans share some of their close encounters of the feathered kind.
We've always had our eye on quality, but now we're looking at quantity
– of a different nature. We're now proud partners with BirdLife international
in a bid to keep the common bird common.
Since our Chairman first set his eyes on Robin Redbreast back in 1912 — and decided upon our name there and then — we haven’t looked back.
But now we’re casting our eye further afield to other common birds such as the chaffinch, starling, barn swallow, wren and the blue tit. Why? Because to prevent such birds from becoming endangered, we have to think ahead. Our efforts will help safeguard habitats, educate, and monitor behaviour. Fortunately you can help the common bird from the comfort of your own home — through some exciting initiatives we have to keep under our wing for now.
Given that it takes 12 years for our end product, it’s only fair that we use our spare time helping out the inspiration for where it all started.
Step-by-Step Guide to using your Redbreast Birdfeeder
Twist the base of the feeder off.
Slide out the bottle of Redbreast, that’s for you.
Clip the feeder back on to the base and fill up with bird feed from the top.
Secure the top of the feeder with the lid.
Now, find a strong tree branch and hang it from the leather strap. Keep an eye out as the birds start making your feeder their new local.
Common birds are widespread species that are commonly seen across geographical locations.
Common birds are those that are not currently under threat.
Here's a snapshot of our feathered friends that need a hand, before they lose their “common” status.
Irish Name: Spideog
Scientific name: Erithacusrubecula
Bird Family: Chats
We can’t pick favourites, but where would we be without the Robin? Usually opting to nest within a well-concealed bank, or in ivy, it’s through protecting their natural habitats and by educating the public, that we’ll be able to leave their homes alone.
Irish Name: Meantángorm
Scientific name: Cyanistescaeruleus
Bird Family: Tits
Noisy to the ears and instantly recognisable to the eyes, the Blue Tit’s housing market is favourable, for now. Breeding in broad-leaved woodland, parks, and gardens; together with BirdLifeInternational, we’re making sure their options aren’t going anywhere.
Irish Name: Druid
Scientific name: Sturnus vulgaris
Bird Family: Starling
The ever so-curious bird that you’ve been face to face with many times before. Commonly found feeding on scraps in the streets, we’re looking to safeguard their habitat —so they can instead forage on grassland in parks and gardens all over Europe.
Irish Name: Rí Rua
Scientific name: Fringilla coelebs
Bird Family: Finches
When it comes to Chaffinches, you’ll usually hear them before you see them. A regular visitor to woodland, farmland, parks and gardens across the continent; we want to ensure that their migratory movements continue —and they can continue to come and go as they please.
Irish Name: Dreolín
Scientific name: Troglodytes troglodytes
Bird Family: Wrens
You might spot its distinct, cocked tail as it hops into its nest —a small, spherical ball of moss. Their breeding sites are often as hard to see detect as the bird itself; which is why, to better accommodate the Eurasian Wren, we’re looking to educate everyone.
Irish Name: Fáinleog
Scientific name: Hirundorustica
Bird Family: Swallows & Martins
A summer visitor to Europe, the swallow Barn Swallow decides to breed here; typically, in barns and other suitable buildings, before flying to the warmer climes of Africa once again. So, we’re educating the public to ensure that nests are protected, and our hospitality prevails.