What do perching birds eat?

Answer Perching birds are the largest of all bird orders, with as many as 5,100 separate species of this type of bird. With this number of species, it is little surprise that these birds consume a huge va... Read More »

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Where do perching birds live?

Perching birds, also known as Passerines, live in many types of climates---including dry, wet, mild and tropical locations. They can be found in grasslands, urban environments, forests, deserts and... Read More »

How do perching birds hold and sleep on a branch?

Many perching birds, including jays, wrens, warblers, sparrows and thrushes, belong to the order Passeriformes. Passerine birds, also called songbirds, have evolved a special foot structure that al... Read More »

Birds keep building nests and perching on my light fixtures and knob and tube electric. How can I repel them?

I suggest removing the nest as they are building them. Since they are built you can buy big aluminum owls to hang around. The other thing they fear is wind chimes. You can get rid of them this way.

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 »