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Bird food: Why Calvita is so important

Unique to Peckish is Calvita, a specially developed supplement that gives birds vitamins and minerals that are essential to their development

Peckish’s wild bird foods are formulated to be rich in high energy in order to provide the calories need to meet their bodies high demands. Peckish bird food also contain the unique supplement Calvita, apart from straight seeds and nuts.

Calvita helps wild garden birds in several key areas. Here are some examples:

To Supplement Naturally Available Foods

Birds are incredibly active, spending significant proportion of daylight hours foraging and searching for food. If natural food sources are low there is the potential for birds to become malnourished. Peckish’s range of wild bird food, together with Calvita supplement, help to keep wild birds strong and healthy.

Calcium for Eggs and Bones

It’s important that wild birds receive the right amount of calcium in order for them to stay strong and have healthy bones, but also in order to produce healthy eggs. A bird’s egg shells are made almost entirely from calcium, this means that calcium is an essential requirement for reproductive success.


Calvita also contains a variety of vitamins and biotin to help maintain healthy beaks, feathers, and general well being.

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