How do birds drink?

Answer Water is an essential component of all living things, and birds are no exception. There is a variety of ways in which birds of different environments and build have developed the ability to "drink.... Read More »

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Does cleaning a birdbath with chlorine hurt the birds when they drink the water?

You should not clean your bird bath with chlorine or any other harsh chemical because it can harm the birds. Instead, change the water every other day and scrub the bath with a non-toxic detergent.... Read More »

Will the level of salt in a salt water pool harm birds and other animals that drink from it?

Answer No, animals will not be harmed by drinking water treated by a salt sanitization system.The amount of salt in a saltwater treated pool is very low (around 0.5%, which is one-half of one-perce... Read More »

Do mother birds kill baby birds if handled by humans?

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 »

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 »