Backyard Birds Decline Linked Nonnative Garden Plants — Natural History Wanderings

Smithsonian’s National Zoo reports Study Links Declines in Suburban Backyard Birds to Presence of Nonnative Plants Findings Give Landowners a Simple Road Map to Provide Essential Habitat for Breeding Birds Insect-eating birds that depend on the availability of high-calorie, high-protein cuisine — namely caterpillars and spiders — during the breeding season to feed their young […]

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