Do birds mind our presence?

Do birds really have a “bird brain”?
The seagulls’ young can be tended by their parents for as long as four years.
Seagull Mike waiting for lunch leftovers.

Check my other wildlife and biology stories:

Life in colours

Read more about birds:

  • Birds can tell if you are watching them — because they are watching you.
  • Birds can recognize people’s faces and know their voices.
  • Minds of their own — birds gain respect.
  • Do birds have capacity for fun?
  • Fact or fiction: Birds (and other critters) abandon their young at the slightest human touch.

Birds having fun:

  • Crow sliding down the snowy roof
  • Family of swans riding the waves



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Maja Berden Zrimec

Maja Berden Zrimec

PhD in biology, content writer, senior researcher and project manager, algae expert