Backyard Bird Feeders Help Variety of Bird Species Survive


Do you have a backyard bird feeder? If you have the room, maybe it's time to get one...

A new report suggests that backyard bird feeders help a wide variety of bird species survive periods where food may be hard to find. The easy nutrition the feeders provide can also help lower stress levels and boost reproductive success during mating season.

In a new study -- published Tuesday in the Journal of Applied Ecology-- seems to indicate that feeding birds can also help them fend off parasitic flies.

Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder