Are there birds that do not eat meat

Food: what do birds eat?

On this page you can learn a lot about how birds eat in summer and winter. Here you will find everything about the nutrition of birds. Birds eat almost everything that occurs in nature. Overview: From berries, fruit, grasses, seeds, worms, snails, larvae, lice, insects, beetles, fish, waste to birds and mammals. There are many birds that feed insects while rearing their young and eat seeds in winter. In winter, many birds, those that do not belong to the migratory birds, have to rearrange their food in order to survive. You will find out this and much more from me here or on another page. So that you don't have to search so long, I divide the birds into individual groups. At the bottom of the page you will find many pictures of the birds' food.

Identify birds feeding in their habitat

What do songbirds eat in summer and winter?

Songbirds eat insects, worms, larvae, lice, berries in summer and many songbirds eat fruit, nuts, oatmeal, raisins and seeds in winter. You can find out which songbird surrounds its food in winter on my other pages about birds. Such as the blue tit, the bag tit, the robin, the barn swallow, the blackbird or the fieldfare. To quickly find the desired songbird with a suitable profile, go to my page: Songbirds. Here you can find out all further information about eating. You can also learn something about the enemies and the breeding behavior of the birds. All pages are provided with pictures for better understanding.

Food of birds: what do birds eat?

What do tits eat in summer and winter?

Tits are also songbirds. In summer you can watch the tits in the garden feeding their young with insects. And in winter you can see a lot of tits on the feed dispenser, or when it's not that cold yet on the tit dumplings. You can find out what the individual titmice eat in summer or winter under titmice. My titmouse page is not just about eating, there you will also find a small profile. On the pages: Tasmanian tit and mistletoe you can see how often and how long birds feed their young.

Tits with food (spider, nut, caterpillar) in their habitat

What do finches eat in summer and in winter?

Finches, like tits, are songbirds. The finches also feed their young with insects when rearing. Finches eat more seeds than tits. You can recognize it by the finch's strong, thick beak. You can tell what the birds are eating by looking at the birds' bills. All further information on the diet of the finch species under: Finches.

Special features: mountain finch and tree sparrow eating in winter

What do thrushes eat in summer and winter?

Thrushes eat worms, larvae, berries, fruits and insects in summer. In winter, when the insects are in hibernation, they eat fruits (fruits), berries and seeds. If you want to find out more about thrushes in winter, visit my pages field thrush in winter, red thrush in winter, blackbird in winter or thrushes in winter. On all these pages you can find out something about the enemies or the behavior of the birds. You will also find out who is one of the migratory birds. You will also find a small profile on each throttle page. If you want to know more about what thrushes eat, then look under thrushes in winter. Apples are very popular with many species of birds. More about the food of birds under:

Thrushes with food / fodder (earthworms, apples, nuts) in nature

What do ducks, geese and divers eat in summer and winter?

Ducks and geese eat grass, seeds, fish, snails, worms, mussels and even a mouse. In winter, many ducks and geese eat seeds, clams, fish, crustaceans and in the cities they are often fed with bread. If you want to find out more about the behavior of the individual duck and geese species, visit the geese and ducks pages. And under duck info you can find out more. The different species of divers eat fish, crustaceans, molluscs, frogs, newts, snails and larvae. If you want to know more about divers, then visit my page: Sea divers and rag divers.

Ducks and geese foraging in nature

What do eagles, falcons, birds of prey and owls eat in summer and winter?

All birds of prey (birds of prey) and owls eat the same thing in summer and winter. Such as birds, rats, small mammals, fish and carrion. But there are always exceptions, such as the sea eagle. In summer it mainly eats fish and in winter, when the waters are frozen over, it eats waterfowl, carrion and small mammals. Do you want to know what the long-eared owl, the merlin, the peregrine falcon, the coarse hawk, the buzzard, another bird of prey or another owl eat (prey), then visit my page birds of prey and owls. Here you will find everything you are looking for. From the enemy to the wanted poster.

Special features: birds of prey eating in nature

Here you can also watch the vultures eat their eggs.

List of prey animals

The prey animals include mammals, birds, insects, reptiles and fish. Humans are at the top of the food chain. Man is the greatest enemy of animals, he brings down all animals. The lion and the tiger are very high up, and the mouse very far down the food chain. The list of prey looks like this, the stronger eats the weaker. In my bird descriptions, under food, you will always find the prey that a certain bird eats.
Do you want to know how the eagle owl hunt, then visit my page owls hunting.

Image of the rabbit going astray

If young rabbits are not careful where they are going, they will become prey

What do seagulls eat in summer and in winter?

Seagulls eat everything they find, in summer and winter. Seagulls clean our beaches and cities from all the edible things that humans throw away or leave lying around. The seagull, like the corvids, belongs to the rats of the air. More on the subject under intelligent crows and intelligent corvids. Many do not even know that the seagulls are among the worst predators in the bird world. If you want to know more about the eating of seagulls, then visit my seagull pages, e.g. seagull species or black-headed gulls in winter.

Special features: seagulls as police of the air

Many people do not even know that the stork eats birds. Starlings eat more under storks. Or that the gray heron, pheasant, crane and great bustard eat mice. Birds of prey and owls eat earthworms is nothing new. But how they hold the earthworms and bite them off with pleasure has to be seen. One wonders what the birds eat so everything. I get a lot of inquiries, why don't the tits go for the tit dumplings in winter? Very easily. The tit dumpling is frozen too hard in winter. It's just right for the woodpecker. Perhaps the industry should offer the dumplings under the name Spechtknödel in winter.

What time of the day do birds eat?

Birds eat after their night's sleep and for some bird species this is long before sunrise. The best thing is to prepare the food for the birds in the evening, because the birds come to eat at different times of the day. Many also take a break during the day, then they clean themselves. And at certain times of the day you can see many different species feeding together. And when is that? Towards the evening.

Picture what time of day birds eat

Pictures of the food of the birds

More information under bird feeding and tit balls.

Special features: watch birds feeding in their habitat

Which berries and fruits do birds like to eat?

Here you will find a list of different types of berries and fruits that wild birds like to eat (eat, feed) in spring, summer, autumn and winter. Favorite berries and fruits include the elderberry, the fruits of the red beech, the fruits of the cherry tree, the fruit of the plum tree, the blueberry, the strawberry, the currant, the rowanberry, the blackberry, the raspberry, the fruits (berries) of the wild wine , The berries (fruit) of the yew tree, the fruits of the nut tree, the fruit of the oak tree, the berries of ivy and sunflower seeds.

What do young birds eat - berries / fruits Food for the birds

What do young birds eat?

The rearing of young birds should always be left to the bird parents. Because they know what is best for their boys. Young birds first get insects or a pre-digested pulp.

Picture of rearing and what do young birds eat

Insects, bugs, spiders, frogs, lizards, clams & crabs

Pictures of food - What do birds eat (eat)

When it comes to oystercatchers, the name already says that they like mussels. The kingfisher stuns the fish before it eats it. The cormorant has no problem eating an eel one meter long. In winter the kestrel eats birds when it cannot find mice. In the ball of spits or vaults of the birds, one can prove what the birds eat. In the case of owls one speaks of vaults and in other bird species of spitting balls. I hope that I could help you.

Special features: birds with food and vaults

What are birds not allowed to eat?

Under no circumstances should birds be given salty food. The bird food must not be moldy and under no circumstances should it feed bread. Under no circumstances should you feed leftovers. More under:

If you want to find out something about the knowledge of birds, visit my pages: What do birds and intelligent crows know. The various answers about eating are for projects in kindergarten, district school, high school, university and school for lectures and essays in biology, in zoology, in specialist classes, for worksheets, for species profiles and for presentations or for one Essay very popular in biology class. Here you will find everything for your profile template (elementary school, secondary school, high school) about birds. If you are also looking for animal profiles, then visit the page: Animal profiles. There you will find something about dogs, cats, mice, rabbits, etc.
For the children in the preschool and for the children in the elementary school there are extra bird pages, e.g. with pictures of chicks, with bird portraits or bird pictures for learning.

Have fun on my pages, such as pastime or special features from the bird world.

We have had our most beautiful bird observations in Europe in Iceland, in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark), in Holland, in England, in Poland, in Austria, in Switzerland, in Belgium, in Ireland, in Italy, in France, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Germany in Berlin, in Hamburg on the Elbe, in Bremen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, in Baden-Württemberg, in Saarland, in Rhineland-Palatinate, in Bavaria, in Hesse, in Schleswig- Holstein, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (Lewitz), in Thuringia, in Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and in Lower Saxony.

Observations, photographs, bird pictures and author: Gerhard Brodowski Hamburg

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