Posted by: Sandy Steinman | October 1, 2019

Which Birds Dominate at Feeders?

IAccording to a new study, bird feeders trigger the formation of interspecies hierarchies. These localized hierarchies, the new research confirmed, are dominated by the biggest birds.

The presence of a consistent, concentrated source of food, like a bird feeder, naturally attracts a range of species — species that may not ordinarily compete for the same resources.

via Bird feeders create a hierarchy, with larger species at the top


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