Do mother birds kill baby birds if handled by humans?

Answer It is a myth that mother birds kill their young if humans touch them. Birds have a very poor sense of smell and cannot distinguish a human smell. Also, mother birds have a very strong protective in... Read More »

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Do birds eat dead baby birds of different species?

Many species of birds--such as crows, ravens and vultures--eat carrion, or dead animals. These birds will eat any dead animal, including dead baby birds of different species, that make an easy meal... Read More »

I have a bad smell in my house. We have a septic tank, but it doesn't smell like poop smell.?

If it smells like moldy or mildew sort of odor, it could be socks or other small laundry items that have floated up over the washing machine wash basket and gotten stuck behind the washing tub insi... Read More »

Do birds spit I keep finding spit on my Rosemary & the only one around are the birds that roost above it?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUENoone is spitting on your rosemary. well, no person, that is. what you see are spittlebug masses.MEADOW SPITTLEBUG.Philaenus spumariusgreenish bugs found within spittle... Read More »

Do birds eat other baby birds?

Birds of prey are carnivorous and their diets might include baby birds of other species. Birds of prey mostly hunt and kill using their talons and consume reptiles, insects, fish, birds, mammals, m... Read More »