Friday, January 26, 2018

What happens when you install a birdfeeder on your 25th floor home in New York

It becomes a bit of a horror story:

Mostly, however, we got finches, all day, every day.

Such clustering around feeders can accelerate the spread of disease. So I shouldn’t have been shocked when I strode by the window one August morning, causing the birds to scatter as usual, except one—a mussy-looking male who seemed oblivious to my presence. On closer inspection, I saw

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Predators in the apartment seemed like a turning point.