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by esterdude
Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What different types of food birds eat
Replies: 4
Views: 6849

Re: What different types of food birds eat

I can't find a scientific paper that discusses the influence of food type on attracting sparrows to a garden. Obviously most studies work a larger spatial scale and are more general, eg effect of bird feeding on urban sparrow populations. Sparrows have a very varied diet and apparently 'research in...
by esterdude
Thu Jul 28, 2011 8:33 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What different types of food birds eat
Replies: 4
Views: 6849

Re: What different types of food birds eat

As would the nature of food presentation, ie spread of food and use of different feeding techniques. I'm using plain white bread for this investigation (I don't have much money for anything better...). I am feeding the birds by placing the pieces of bread (each piece is the same size ~2.5cm^2) roug...
by esterdude
Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:38 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What different types of food birds eat
Replies: 4
Views: 6849

What different types of food birds eat

Hiya there I'm doing an investigation into if the time of day affects how many birds would turn up to eat. In writing an evaluation of my investigation, I pointed out that I used the same type of food for every test, but while researching into how this might make my investigation more reliable, I co...