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Birding on the Net: Nesting Behaviour

While a pair are going about the initial stages of territory formation and defence, as well as courtship display, they have also been preparing to nest. One of the important aspects of most territories is that they should provide adequate … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by admin
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Bird Behaviour: Bird Song

Bird song is a difficult phrase to interpret. Some people argue that it is the wrong term to use in relation to birds, because song is a human art form and, therefore, implies a form of music. Although we may … Continue reading

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Bird Behaviour: Territory

If you are watching almost any aspect of a bird’s breeding biology and behaviour and, indeed, sometimes its winter behaviour, sooner or later, you need to understand the part that territory plays in its life. Although Aristotle made some reference … Continue reading

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Bird Behaviour: Migration

Flock of barncale geese on autumn migration.

Migration While migration occurs in other animal groups it is most pronounced in birds. Broadly speaking, bird migration is a regular movement between the breeding areas and those which are best suited to feeding needs at other times of the … Continue reading

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Watching Bird Behaviour

Preening

The study of bird behaviour involves the study of a bird’s reactions to objects and situations it meets in everyday life. It is easy to see what a bird is doing but you have to be very careful about interpreting … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by admin
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