• Cats and chicks

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    ‘Tis the season when young birds fledge and take to the wing, or more commonly plunge to the ground where they are easy prey for predators. There are no shocking photographs in this post, so please read on
    In the UK, so figures indicate , 10 million domestic cats account for 275 million prey items, of which 55 million are birds. in the USA, a 2013 article states , the number reaches 3.7 billion bird deaths. In Australia where the endemic prey population has evolved without cats, the problem has reached the stage where drastic measures have been imposed. There is a cat curfew for domestic...
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