Birds migrate for food, to escape winter
Seasonal migration lets birds avoid cold ... Central America, or South America. We think of summer birds outside the Arctic as "our" birds that go south for the winter, but they're really southern birds that fly north to breed.
What do pet ducks and geese need for winter?
Domestic ducks and geese do need some winter shelter, especially those native to warmer climates such as African geese. It should protect them from cold rains and the wind. A three sided shelter facing south will generally work. Rare and valuable ducks and ...
Do Birds Really Migrate South for the Winter? [Video]
As common wisdom has it, bird flocks in the Northern Hemisphere move from northerly locales in the summer to southerly ones in the winter. For many species, such as the White-throated Sparrow, this notion holds basically true. A closer look at the details ...
Not All Snow Birds Migrate South
At least a case of ether is bought and put in an easy to reach place. Obviously, I am not one of those northerners who go south each winter, but I am starting to see why they do. My problem is that I want to take all my stuff with me, and I do have a lot ...
Do Birds Know When to Migrate?
In the fall you can look up in the sky and see beautiful formations of birds flying south. Birds can’t ... time to fly to warmer climates for the winter and when to go back home. This seasonal journey is called migration. Scientists believe that birds ...