Spaulding courtesy of Michelle Karras & the Polite Parrot
We talk about the 60/40 rule a lot. In the wild birds spend 60% of their time looking for food and 40% of their time trying not to be food. Because they are birds the most threatening predators are other (predatory) birds like hawks, eagles and raptors in general.
Much like if we were to bring a prehistoric person into the 21st century there are certain concepts your bird may not grasp quickly. One concept your bird doesn’t understand is “glass”. Putting your bird by a large picture window is fine but you have to be aware that if there are Hawks or other birds of prey in your area that can be seen from the window by your bird it can be deathly frightening, because they don’t understand they are protected by the glass.
Great question Ron, So here's the deal, bird seed is a natural product harvested from the ground outside. All bird seed contains bug eggs. They could…