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When Do Cuckoos Call?

The cuckoo’s song is beautiful and easily recognizable; in fact, in many places throughout the world, this flute-like call is a sure sign that warmer weather has arrived. If you’ve never heard this birdsong, you may be wondering, when do cuckoos call? What time of year are you most likely to hear them, and what … Read more

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Where Do Cuckoos Live?

Have you ever heard a cuckoo singing its distinctive song? Did you know that the same birdsong can be heard in many different places throughout the world? Cuckoos are widely distributed across a variety of habitats. So where do cuckoos live? Where are they most densely populated, and which kinds of habitat do they prefer? … Read more

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Where Do Cuckoos Go In Winter?

Cuckoo birds can be found throughout the world, but they aren’t found in their native habitats in every season. So, where do cuckoos go in the winter? What are their migration habits, why do they migrate, and how far are they willing to travel to reach their destination? Keep reading! In this article, we’ll answer … Read more

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Where Do Cuckoos Lay Their Eggs?

If you know much about cuckoos, you probably know they have a reputation for being really bad parents. But where does this reputation come from? Where do cuckoos lay their eggs, and why have they gotten such a bad reputation for it? Read on to find out more about cuckoos and their strange parenting habits. … Read more

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What Do Cuckoo Birds Eat?

You may have heard about the cuckoo’s song or their strange nesting habits, but did you know that their eating habits can be every bit as interesting? Cuckoos are not picky when it comes time to feed, and at times, their need for protein can drive some pretty odd behaviors. So, what do cuckoo birds … Read more

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Where Do Hummingbirds Sleep?

Have you ever wondered about the sleeping habits of hummingbirds? Perhaps you’ve heard that they sleep in a state of torpor and you want to know what that means, exactly. So, where do hummingbirds sleep? What is their process for choosing a resting spot, and how long do they sleep each night? In this article, … Read more

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How To Start Feeding Hummingbirds?

Watching hummingbirds flitting around nectar feeders can be as addictive as watching your favorite TV shows. If you’re thinking of putting hummingbird feeders in your yard, or if you’ve already got them, you may be wondering if there’s anything else you can do to attract more hummingbirds. If you’re wondering how to start feeding hummingbirds, … Read more

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Why Do Hummingbirds Fight?

Have you ever witnessed hummingbirds chasing each other or fighting? Hummingbirds may be small, but they can pack a serious punch if you get on their bad side. So why do hummingbirds fight – with each other and with other animals? What are the usual signs of aggressive behavior in hummingbirds, and how do you … Read more

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How Do Hummingbirds Feed Their Young?

Hummingbirds feed on a huge amount of nectar each day to maintain the necessary energy levels, but their babies require a more protein-rich diet to help them grow and develop. So how do hummingbirds feed their young? What do the young hummingbirds eat, when are they born, and how fast do they grow? Keep reading! … Read more

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What Are Hummingbirds’ Predators?

Hummingbirds are beautiful little birds, but there are many creatures in the wild that value them for their taste more than their shiny feathers. Did you know that even some insects will attack and eat hummingbirds? In this article, we’ll answer the question, “what are hummingbirds’ predators?” We’ll also discuss some related characteristics of hummingbirds, … Read more

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