Crow eating fox grapes

crow

Can crows eat grapes? Yes, crows can eat grapes. In fact, crows are omnivorous birds, which means that they eat a wide variety of foods including fruits, vegetables, insects, and even small animals. Grapes are a good source of nutrition for crows, providing them with a source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. However, crows may … Read more

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Ruby-throated hummers at my feeder

Ruby-throated hummingbirds

The smallest bird in North America, the ruby-throated hummingbird is a vibrant green on its back and white underneath. The males have a distinctive red throat, which is where they get their name. These birds are incredibly agile flyers, and they are also able to hover in mid-air as they feed on nectar from flowers. … Read more

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Injured Cedar Waxwings

Cedar waxwing

This morning we heard that dreaded sound of birds crashing into a window in our house, but this time it was not one, but two birds, cedar waxwings that struck a window, and then fell to our deck below. My wife Ada let out a scream as birds rained down on her. I quickly lept … Read more

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Mute swan hatched in Hamilton

Baby mute swan

Today we witnessed the birth of a baby mute swan, down at Bayfront Park in Hamilton. That’s one for the bucket list. The name ‘mute’ derives from it being less vocal than other swan species. Measuring 125 to 170 cm (49 to 67 in) in length, this large swan is wholly white in plumage with … Read more

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