Precocial birds are born very different than altricial birds. Do you have any idea what those fancy terms mean in terms of newborn birds? Continue reading
As we have talked about before all animals main goal is life is to survive, which includes having babies. This means that animals have their babies at the time of year that gives them the best chance of surviving.
For the majority of animals that means timing it so that they have their babies when the there is the greatest abundance of food resources – meaning the springtime. When we think of spring time we think of new plants growing and babies – baby birds in nests, baby coyotes and wolves…and baby bears emerging from their dens (?) Continue reading