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Blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, finches, nuthatches and titmice will come for the black-oil sunflower seed.
Based upon these findings, Dr Suárez-Rodríguez and Dr Macías Garcia argue that their finches are indeed collecting cigarette butts deliberately, to keep ticks at bay and improve the survival of their young.
Unlike in the finches or pigeons, the neurons in the hummingbirds' motion-sensing brain area appear to be tuned to prefer motion from all different directions fairly equally, according to the study published today in the journal Current Biology.
Much of the excitement comes from the opportunity to see migrants such as snowy owls and winter finches irrupting from the north, as well as southern species expanding their winter ranges northward.
In our yard in western Alabama were dozens of doves, hundreds of finches, an abundance of blue jays.
Similarly, the Galapagos naturally lends itself to speciation (hence, Darwin’s famous finches).
The same shade of blue is also found in the living room, downstairs bathroom, and laundry room, which has an accent wall coated in finches standing on a clothesline.
For migration seasons throughout the centuries, warblers, thrushes, finches and more than 100 other species of birds have blanketed the skies along the shores of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan, down what's called the Mississippi Flyway.
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