He cares about us. Blue Jay: I dont know. Hes cheap. Me: You blue jays are pigs. Feeding wild birds is immensely popular. According to a 2013 study by the Wild Bird Feeding Industry Research Foundation, some 48.9 million households in the U.S. and Canada buy wild bird seed each year, creating a healthy $4 billion annual market. no dataDr. Emma Greig, project director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithologys FeederWatch, calls it a massive natural experiment that may, or may not, be affecting bird behavior or benefiting particular species. No one really knows, she said. Its really hard to make generalizations about how feeders change behavior, or even how feeders change reproductive success and survival, Greig said. Thats because its difficult to do controlled studies comparing one population of a species with access to supplemental food to another without it. And its hard to tease out the effects of winter feeding from all the other changes people are imposing on the natural world, including changes to habitat and climate.
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