Discover 6 Birds that Eat Other Birds

goshawk eat Magpie bird

Birds have an extremely varied diet adapted to each species’ lifestyle, behavior, and hunting and feeding techniques. They have a unique digestive system that promotes rapid digestion, which is why they can take various types of prey, including other birds. Naturally, when we think of birds that eat other birds, the first types that cross … Read more

How Do Birds Find Worms? Techniques Revealed!

how do birds find worms

While not all birds will feast on a worm meal, some actively seek worms under the soil surface to complete their daily eating routines. However, since worms hide well under the soil, how do birds find them? Birds usually rely on their keen eyesight to find earthworms, although they may use their hearing and sense … Read more

How Do Birds Find Bird Feeders? Everything Explained!

how do birds find bird feeders

If you’re a bird enthusiast and own a large yard you intend to use as a happy place for the birds in your area, you’re probably wondering if a bird feeder will help gather them around the house. It definitely will! But how do birds actually find bird feeders? Do they have some special foraging … Read more

Do Birds Fly At Night? Here’s What You Should Know!

White-tailed Nightjar, Hydropsalis cayenne

If you’ve recently heard some birds singing at night or even seen a few flying around the house in the dark, you’re probably wondering whether this is normal behavior. Well, some birds do fly at night, but the reason behind this behavior depends on whether they are nocturnal or diurnal. For some birds, flying at … Read more

How Long Do Eagles Live? (Oldest Eagles + Lifespan)

Golden Eagle

Eagles are large birds of prey in the Accipitridae family that live worldwide except in Australia. Most of the 82 species live in Europe, Asia, and Africa, while three species live in Australia, two live in the United States and Canada, and nine live in Central and South America. Generally, animals with a larger body … Read more

Do Birds Have Teeth? (The Fact Revealed)

do geese have teeth

You’ve probably noticed tooth-like structures on some birds’ beaks and are wondering whether these are teeth indeed, right?! We must reveal the truth – no modern bird has teeth! However, this doesn’t mean they never had them! If you want to learn more, keep reading, as we’ve prepared some interesting details for bird enthusiasts! You’ll … Read more

Do Birds Have Tongues? (Also Taste Buds)

woodpecker tongue

Although further research is required to learn more about bird tongues, there is some information available that can help bird enthusiasts understand how these curious creatures feed and whether they have tongues that facilitate feeding. Scientists confirm that birds have tongues, but they’re different in every species. That’s because the tongue structure adapted to the … Read more

How Long Do Finches Live? [Finch Lifespan Revealed]

Zebra Finches

Finches are birds found within five families, Fringillidae, Thraupidae, Estrildidae, Passerellidae, and Emberizidae, in the songbird order Passeriformes. Hundreds of finch species exist within these families.  Because finches are such a diverse group of birds, their maximum longevity is also varied. Their average lifespan ranges from five to ten years, depending on the species and … Read more

Do Birds Have a Sense of Smell – Nose?

do birds have sense of smell - nose

Birds have a much different lifestyle than mammals or reptiles. As such, they’ve developed specific skills required to survive. It’s well-known that birds have excellent vision. But what about their sense of smell? Although it was generally believed that birds cannot smell, recent discoveries showed that many bird species are excellent smellers! However, the most … Read more

Do Birds Pee? How Is Their Urinary System Different?

do birds pee

We’re all familiar with the infamous white substance birds release in the most unfavorable moments, right?! Be it that it lands on our cars or even on us, we often wonder what it consists of. Is it poop? And, if it is, when do birds pee? They don’t seem to excrete anything else besides that … Read more