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Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 24th September 2013, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By Brian Mertins
I often see unusual flocks at this time of year...

I often see unusual flocks at this time of year and wonder if they might be gathering together like that for safety reasons. It's easier to spot hawks & other predators when there are more eyes to...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Tuesday 3rd September 2013, 12:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Brian Mertins
I think it's probably sunning its wings. That's...

I think it's probably sunning its wings. That's how I've heard others describe this behavior.
Cool shot!
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 28th August 2013, 11:46
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By Brian Mertins
Yes, it's quite common for birds to have...

Yes, it's quite common for birds to have different alarm calls for aerial predators vs. ground predators. Often the aerial alarm is high pitched while ground predators elicit a more low & broad...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 14th August 2013, 13:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Brian Mertins
Z, this is a very interesting question. I'm sure...

Z, this is a very interesting question. I'm sure there are probably studies that have been done on this. I haven't personally read anything on the subject so take my ideas with a grain of salt.

My...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 7th August 2013, 12:29
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By Brian Mertins
I could see an Owl doing something that. Was it a...

I could see an Owl doing something that. Was it a tree cavity nest or a debris nest?
Forum: Bird Behaviour Wednesday 24th July 2013, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By Brian Mertins
Hey babywontsleep, It could be any number of...

Hey babywontsleep,

It could be any number of reasons. Maybe it wasn't hungry at that time, or maybe it was watching for intruders on it's territory, or maybe it was worried about a gang of crows...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 21st June 2013, 13:09
Replies: 1
Views: 914
Posted By Brian Mertins
That's a cool observation. It makes sense if...

That's a cool observation. It makes sense if they were having troubles getting at the seed.
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 10th June 2013, 21:13
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Brian Mertins
That's a cool story. Such a big egg for the crow...

That's a cool story. Such a big egg for the crow to eat!
Forum: Bird Behaviour Monday 10th June 2013, 21:11
Replies: 1
Views: 6,859
Posted By Brian Mertins
Hey Ziggy, Do you know what kind of sparrow it...

Hey Ziggy,

Do you know what kind of sparrow it is? Certain species like the house sparrow make a constant chipping sound as their normal behavior.

I've also noticed that certain other species like...
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