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Parent Category: Birds
Members of the order of Passeriformes, with 4000 species worldwide, songbirds are known for their melodic abilities. Our Songbirds category is for questions regarding how to observe, identify, and attract these feathered music makers.

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Most wild bird species in the U.S are federally protected by the Migratory Bird Act Treaty of 1918. It is illegal to take and keep a bird, its babies, eggs, feathers, nests, body parts, etc, even if it is injured and you have good intentions. There are licensed wildlife rehabilitation who have ext…
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Answer I am not sure about the amount of eggs.... most likely 4-5 eggs, but yes some birds lay eggs in nests of other birds when they have hatched their eggs and are done raising their chicks. HOW MANY EGGS DOES A QUEEN ANT HAVE?: Depending on the ants spiceies the amount will vary (change)…
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Answer Get A Feeder Use Black Thistle Seed. Do Not Paint Any Feeders Keep It Natural As Much as You Can. This Should Work. Also Visit Your Book Store For Great Information On Backyard Birds Or black oil sunflower seeds. These are the small black ones.
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Well you could get a caged feeder which has a cage like sphere with holes in around it so that only small birds can get in it
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It's food that attracts them and also some colors of flowers during the summer months. Learn about the different species of birds and find out what they like to eat. Once you start feeding birds you should continue on because they begin to rely on you, especially during the winter months when food m…
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It is illegal to get rid of mockingbirds because they are protected by the Migratory Bird Act. Answer: Why would you want to get rid of them? You should enjoy them. Yes they may get anoying, but, its nature, what can you do? Its really hard to get rid of them, no i don't mean kill them, that's ill…
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Yes it does sing all year people!!!!!
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No. Very few female birds of any species sing, although they do call. Song is almost always a territorial advertisement and it is the males that set-up breeding territories. Male nightingales reach the breeding areas before the hens, in spring. They sing to attract a female when they arrive a week…
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A sparrow tattoo typically symbolizes unending love or loyalty. Sparrows, in general, tend to represent birth or the resurrection of life.
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Birds declare their territory by singing. The male bird stakes out a bit of land or sky and sings to let other birds know to keep out. They also attract mates by singing. Once they have this bit of land, they let the females know where they are by singing.
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If this is a bird that is Native to where you live then you are not allowed to keep one as a pet without a Federal Wildlife Permit (even ones illegally raised in a home). In the US, as in Canada, and probably many other European countries, there are some exceptions for keeping 'wild' birds... those…
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You can use bird netting. It is barely visible to the naked eye, therefore not detracting from the building.
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A sparrow is a type of small bird. -------------------------------------------------------------------------Sparrows (or swallows) are bird tattoos. Sailors used to traditionally get 1 sparrow one their chest to symbolize 5000 nautical miles traveled, and a second one for 10,000 miles. Sparrows wer…
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Cardinals are essentially seed eaters which eat a lot of insects, buds, fruit/berries etc., as available. When breeding in particular they become highly insectivorous.
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Most birds of prey will eat a snake if they happen to catch one, some species even specialise in snakes as prey - there are even species known as serpent eagles because they specialise in eating reptiles. Many other birds will also eat them - serieamas, road-runners, ostrich, secretary birds ......…
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I believe some species of birds steal others birds eggs and raise them as their own but I suggest you look up purple finches on the internet or a book and read about them laying eggs to be sure. I've never heard of birds stealing other eggs and brooding them but what I do know for sure is that the …
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The Nightingale is a brown bird that has a distinguishable reddish tail. The underside of the bird is buff to white in color. The Nightingale can be recognized quickly by its beautiful song.
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You can buy a Red-cap Cardinal at birdexpress
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Birds shag themselves to death
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No. Cardinals remain quiet at night when they roost. The reason they are silent after dark is so night predators cannot locate them. If disturbed however they will call out and seek a safer roost.
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A purple finch is a crimson to red-orange color, despite the nameHope that Helped!!
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When referencing tattoos, the sparrow symbolizes God's love for even the most insignificant creatures. This symbolizes that God loves all of His creations no matter how big or small.
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MockingbirdThe official state bird for Mississippi is the Mockingbird, adopted in 1925.The Mockingbird,The state of Mississippi's official bird is the Mockingbird.
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The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) is the state bird of seven states, including Ohio. This mid-sized songbird has a distinctive raised crest on the head, and a bright, coral-colored beak. The male of the species has a black mask, while the female has a gray mask. The male has a vibrant cr…
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The cardinal is the offical state bird adopted in 1950.
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The bluejay tattoo does hold a variety of different meanings. The bluejay tattoo represents several positive meanings in general. It basically means someone who is protective.
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Seeds and small insects Cardinals' diet change seasonally.
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i found a baby Robbin and its wings were hurt badly so i found it a cage and a nest and put it in the cage. Make sure to cover out side the cage with thin curtain so that the robbin will feel safe. This goes for all birds. I dug some worms and as soon as it opened its mouth i put it in. DO NOT FORCE…
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I started hanging CD's around my garden and put foil on the bottom of my tomato plants. The quick motion and reflection scares them away and they can't figure that out. So far I have not lost another tomato! Had this problemI tried putting things like statues/large figurines of owls and squirrels i…
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it depends what kind of bird it is if it is a lovebird than about 2 to 5 months at the most and if it was a cocktail then about 3 to 8 months and most of all the other birds would be 4 to11 months at the most>It depends but all i know is doves sit on their eggs for about 20 days. So most birds pr…
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There is an excellent site for advice on caring for baby birds and injured birds. See Sources and Related Links further down this page.
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You probably mean honeyeaters but they feed on nectar rather than honey. (kookaburras are kingfishers - they are predators)
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No Eggs From Roosters Roosters are male. It's the hens that lay the eggs.
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Answer Mallard is a type of male duck - drake Actually, the correct answer is a mallard can be either male or female. The male is called a drake; the female is called a hen.
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this Pokemon u speak of might be a Pokemon from the Johto region Ho-Oh
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The state bird of North Carolina is the Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis. It is also the state bird of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia.
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RED WITH ORANGE AND GREEN STRIPEys and purple eyes.
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The state bird of North Carolina is the Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis.
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The predators of the purple finch are cats, dogs, snakes, eagles and even foxes. Most other animals will not have access to the finch.
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ANSWER: Place a plastic owl near, it will leave.
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Answer canary eggs hatch after about 14 days
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the eggs take 13-15 days to hatch after the canary hen lays the second egg, and the little babies take about a month to be able to live without the parents, good luck
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Answer American Goldfinches will come to feeders, they're just picky about the type of feeder and the seed. Goldfinches like thistle or "Nyjer" seed best and they like specially designed cylinderical or tube shaped feeders with the holes below the perches so they tip upside down to eat. We have h…
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Nothing was told in the poem what songs the adarna bird sung. The Ibong Adarna (Adarna Bird) is a mythical creature of Philippine legend. The Adarna has a very beautiful singing voice. The Adarna knows 7 songs. Every time that the Adarna finishes her song, she poos, then change her feather into a m…
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Yes, hawks, owls, weasels and foxes which eat small birds when they can catch them. The main predators of the pine siskin are the sharp shinned hawk, pine marten, house cats, and the northern shrike.
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The Ohio state bird is the Northern Cardinal.
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Some examples of predators for birds would be... a crocodile humans larger birds a cat
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The Cuckoo bird -- well, actually the cuckoo doesn't "steal" the nest, the female just lays her egg there and let's the original nest owners raise HER young. The Black-headed Grosbeak -- is known to steal parts & pieces of another bird's nest to construct her own. But Sparrows steal nests from…
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Answer If a bird is just gliding (or "soaring"), that is, not flapping its wings, it flies in pretty much the same way that an airplane flies. The wings push air down, so by Newton's third law the air must push them up. Partly, the push comes from the angle the wings are held at and partly from t…
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What species? Presumably you mean incubation period? Different species vary considerably - from around 14 days to around 25 days.
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Lark may be a noun: 1. it is a bird 2. a prank or a verb: 1. to have fun; to frolic and play 2. to make fun of; to tease I have also heard a "morning person" being referred to as a "lark." a bad thing
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Baby lark A young lark is called a chick
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raleigh............and a major city is charlotte
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Possibly but there is no way to know this.No, they sing to warn others birds to stay away. If you watch birds you will notice that they have areas in trees or on a fence. Certain types of birds will be in parts of a tree and with their song they are saying to the others "this is mine."
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The cardinal
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A common moth with the characteristics you have defined is the Ctenucha multifaria which seems to a be a subspecies of Tiger Moth. Very little information seems to be provided about this species.
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A song thrush is a type of brown bird
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Cardinals, sometimes called "redbirds" live along forest edges and lawns in North America.
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Depends on what species, they all differ greatly.
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Birds can't swim the way we do, but ducks and swans can definitely paddle with their feet. Other birds swim best when they are under water.
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The life cycle of a duck means of a duck means that how it grows.When two ducks breed they form an an egg.Then,the egg becomes a duckling.The duckling becomes a grown up duck and breeds, lays an egg when it becomes old it dies.
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The tail feathers will grow back during the next molt. Do nothing and just let it be.
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Warblers eat spiders, grasshoppers and other insects Many warblers will eat suet at feeders, and small berries and buds, as well as items named in above answer.
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A cock robin and a robin are one and the same. Cock Robin is a term for a male robin, mainly used in the UK.
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chickadees have large chest muscels which when a chickadee flys and provides heat.
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Most likely because they are the color purple. The females and immature males are dull brown with dark-brown streaks, but the mature males have a purple "cape" over their head, throat, and the upper part of their backs. So, yes, you can see purple finches that are not purple. Male purple finches …
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A group of finches is called a charm
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Roosters do not lay eggs. All roosters are males. Actually some Roosters do lay an egg. It is 1 egg at the time they become mature and then never lay again. This I know because I not only have raised chickens and been around them my whole life but the Asian Rooster is known for it's ability to la…
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The state bird of North Carolina is the Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis cardinalis.
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The average life-span of a Black-capped Chickadee is probably about 2.5 years. The longest lived on record was 12 years 5 months. In captivity the average is 7 years. Another reference reported the average life expectancy for a black capped chickadee as 1.5 years for a female and 1.8 years for a m…
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Bluejays have been seen and calculated to fly up to 43.66mph at it's fastest speed.
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They do eat berries, and other fruits, insects and worms.
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No:Bluebirds are any of several small North American songbirds of the genus Sialia, having predominantly blue plumage, as the eastern S. sialis, which has a blue back and a reddish-brown breast.Jays are any of several noisy, vivacious birds of the crow family, subfamily Garrulinae, as the crested Ga…
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yes all birds sing
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It could be a lot of birds. When i hear that discription, i think of a song sparrow or a field sparrow or a house finch.
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Cardinals are around seven and a half inches long. Additional Info: Cardinals are normally eight to nine and a quarter inches. The male is slightly bigger than the female, but still on average, within this range. They weigh between 1.5oz. and 1.8oz., with a wingspan of 10 to 12 inches. According t…
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mushrooms and worms
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Birds have a very special way of ding things, they love to build because its part of their personality and will help them survive. They also like to improve their nests because they can.
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song birds eat worms and stuff ;-)
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Glendale, Arizona.
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Canaries cost as little as $22 dollers i love them
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Bluejays stay with their parents about 7 weeks before they begin to live on their own, usually still in a group with their siblings for a while as they establish the new pecking order.
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Canaries usually cost about 13 dollars or higher.
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yes, they do The birds nostils are located on the bill, top of the bill, and are placed in various distances from the head , depending on species. Some birds however, like some found in the Galapagos Islands, have nasal cavities where others do, but they are sealed off where they would normally pro…
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wild birds can eat worms and bird feed.
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The Court ruled that children have a fundamental state constitutional right to receive a basic sound education .. This finding states that the state, not the local school districts dear the responsibility.
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Huge numbers of birds make no nest including some species of penguin, fairy terns, many waders (shorebirds), many gamebirds, most sandgrouse, some species of cuckoo and other parasitic nesters such as some whydah species, most auks, and many others.
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