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How do hermit thrushes nest?
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Asked in Organic Gardening, Organic Foods
Are ground-nesting birds a nuisance or a help to organic gardeners?
Quite helpful is what ground-nesting birds can be to organic gardeners. For example, hermit thrushes [Catharus guttatus] often may be heard but not seen from the lives that they lead in the underbrush. But gardeners may see the difference in the biological control that hermit thrushes represent over snail [Gastropoda class] populations.
Asked in Birdwatching, Songbirds, Robins
Does a robin red breast abandon it's nest after chicks can fly?
What is the Common name for the turdus bird family?
Asked in Human and Animal Interaction, Italy
What kind of birds are found in Naples Italy?
According to Nigel Wheatley's, "Where to Watch Birds in Europe", there are Rufous-tailed Rock Thrushes high up on Mt. Vesuvius, Blue Rock Thrushes on the limestone cliffs of the Sorrentine Peninsula and Cory's and Mediterranean Shearwaters can be seen from the ferry to Capri Island (where they nest). There are probably several hundred different kinds of birds that live around Naples, nest there in the summer or pass through on migration.
Asked in Crabs, Hermit Crabs
Why does your hermit crab keep making nests with dirt?
Asked in Animal Life
What do thrushes eat?
Thrushes eat many different things according to their species. The Wood Thrush Wood thrushes are omnivorous; they feed preferentially on soil invertebrates and larvae, but will eat fruits in late summer, fall, and late winter. Occasionally they feed on arboreal insects,snails and small salamanders. During the post-breeding and pre-migration time, wood thrushes switch from insects to fruits with high lipid levels. During the summer, low fruit consumption and lipid reserves require the birds to feed continuously on insects in order to meet their daily metabolic needs. Wood thrushes feed primarily on the forest floor. They can be observed hopping around in leaf litter and on semi-bare ground under the forest canopy, gleaning insects and probing the soil. They use their bill to turn over leaves to reveal prey. Fruits are swallowed whole. (Roth, Johnson, and Underwood, 1996) Animal Foods: amphibians; insects; terrestrial non-insect arthropods; mollusks; terrestrial worms. Plant Foods: fruit The Hermit Thrush Hermit thrushes are omnivores that eats insects, small invertebrates, and fruits from trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants. They forage on both the ground and in vegetation, and may move leaf litter with their bills to look for food, glean from leaves while perched or after hovering, or probe into ground or dead wood. The proportion of animal and vegetable content in the diet of Hermit Thrushes varies with availability. Generally, hermit thrushes consume more animal matter during the spring and summer, and more vegetable matter (especially berries) in the fall and winter. Foods commonly eaten include: beetles, bees, ants, wasps, flies, true bugs, other small invertebrates, small amphibians and reptiles, and fruits. (Jones and Donovan, 1996) Animal Foods: amphibians; reptiles; insects; terrestrial non-insect arthropods; terrestrial worms. Plant Foods: fruit.
Asked in Plural Nouns, Possessive Nouns
What is the plural possessive form of thrush?
Asked in Hermit Crabs
How did the hermit crab gets its name?
It's term 'hermit' is not because it doesn't like other hermit crabs. The hermit crab actually loves being with other hermits. It is called hermit crab because it is only one hermit crab in the shell. It's term 'hermit' is not because it doesn't like other hermit crabs. The hermit crab actually loves being with other hermits. It is called hermit crab because it is only one hermit crab in the shell.
Asked in Collective Nouns
Is the word nest a collective noun?
Yes, the word 'nest' is a collective noun for: a nest of bowls a nest of crocodiles a nest of hornets a nest of machine guns a nest of mice a nest of pheasants a nest of rabbits a nest of rumors a nest of snakes a nest of termites a nest of toads a nest of turtles a nest of vipers a nest of vultures a nest of wasps