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Category: Birds

  • Where do Doves Sleep at Night? (Explained!)

    Where do Doves Sleep at Night? (Explained!)

    Doves can be found in a wide array of places. From open savanna and grassland to mountain forests and scrub, they are adaptable creatures. Doves usually sleep in a tree where they can be safe from predators. They may also sleep on the ground if they can find a sheltered spot. Urban and rural environments…

  • Do Groundhogs Hibernate? (When, How and Where!)

    Do Groundhogs Hibernate? (When, How and Where!)

    Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, typically begin preparing for hibernation in the late fall. They may start to spend more time in their burrows and may eat more to build up fat reserves to sustain them during their hibernation period. Hibernation usually begins in October or November and lasts until February or later depending on…

  • What Do Gophers Eat? (What Plants Are Safe?)

    What Do Gophers Eat? (What Plants Are Safe?)

    Gophers are a common sight in many backyards across North America. These furry creatures may look cute and cuddly, but they can be a nuisance when they start digging up your garden! Gophers are herbivores and eat grass, roots, vegetables, and fruits most of the time. However, they may eat insects, nuts, and mushrooms from…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Bird Seeds? (How To Avoid It!)

    Do Groundhogs Eat Bird Seeds? (How To Avoid It!)

    Are you wondering if groundhogs eat bird seeds from your bird feeder? They are very hungry creatures. They will eat bird seeds and flower seeds, and also eat any standing plant matter. Groundhogs do indeed eat bird seeds, especially from bird feeders and chicken feeders. They mostly eat the seeds that fall on the ground,…

  • Do Groundhogs Eat Potatoes? (Here’s what to do!)

    Do Groundhogs Eat Potatoes? (Here’s what to do!)

    The groundhog is a member of the rodent family and is closely related to the squirrel. These animals are usually brown or gray in color and have a bushy tail. Groundhogs can grow to be about two feet long and weigh up to 15 pounds. Groundhogs are sometimes found munching on potatoes in farmers’ fields.…

  • Do Deer Eat Tomatoes and Tomato Plants? (How to stop it!)

    Do Deer Eat Tomatoes and Tomato Plants? (How to stop it!)

    This is a question that many yard owners want to know the answer to because their tomato plants seem to disappear at night, or they see traces of deer in their yard. The short answer is yes, deer do eat tomatoes. However, they also eat other fruits and vegetables as deer are herbivorous animals. In…

  • Are Birds are birds omnivores? (Answered!)

    Are Birds are birds omnivores? (Answered!)

    Birds are diverse creatures that eat a variety of things. The majority of birds are actually herbivores, which means that they primarily eat plants supplemented with a few insects, but most birds will eat what is most readily available to them. Most birds are omnivores and they typically eat various things, including fruits, vegetables, seeds,…

  • Top 5 Best Binoculars for Small Faces (Narrow Eyes)

    Top 5 Best Binoculars for Small Faces (Narrow Eyes)

    Unfortunately, when the eye pupils are not completely aligned with your binocular lenses, binoculars do not function correctly. For those with small faces, which mostly affect women, teens, and children, this can be a big problem. Fortunately, today, consumers can purchase binoculars that have been specifically designed for the shape of their faces. For example, if you have…

  • Do Birds Kill Their Own Babies? (Why Would They?)

    Do Birds Kill Their Own Babies? (Why Would They?)

    The animal world can seem a little cruel and difficult to understand at times, particularly when it comes to how different species will treat their young. You might have wondered, do birds kill their own babies? Some birds will kill off their offspring if there are not enough food resources to go around, or if…

  • Are Blue Jays Carnivores or Omnivores? (Explained!)

    Are Blue Jays Carnivores or Omnivores? (Explained!)

    Jays, like the Blue Jay or Steller’s Jay, are colorful birds that are known for their mischievous antics. These birds are found in wooded lands and backyards throughout North America and are very adaptable to different habitats. Jays are omnivores and eat a wide variety of food items. In the wild, they eat acorns, nuts,…