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1.18. If I stop feeding birds, will they die?




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This article is from the Birds FAQ, by Lanny Chambers with numerous contributions by others.

1.18. If I stop feeding birds, will they die?

Christopher Leahy, in _The Birdwatcher's Companion_ (New York: Hill &
Wang, 1982), writes: "If you stop feeding, the healthy members of your
clientele will resort to wild food sources (or your neighbor's feeder)
without hesitation. Only those which need a 'crutch' to survive are
likely to fall prey to real life."



 

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