Alison Godlewski wrote:So is it healthy to put out bird seed? We are taught to never feed the ducks, chipmunks, bears under any circumstances. Why is it ok to feed the birds? Any knowledge? Facts? Research? !
Anita Martin wrote:goldfinch on teasel.
Joseph Lofthouse wrote:Species like house sparrows, pigeons, doves, starlings, pheasants, quail, etc have followed the human civilization wherever it leads. It is those birds that I think of as belonging to the human guild. Many of them are primarily urban and suburban birds. Probably could add robins and crows to that list. And monk parakeets.
Hester Winterbourne wrote:House martins are a great example. Surely before there were houses there would have been huge areas of the country where there were simply no nest sites for them.