Are Birds Vegetarian?


This may seem like an odd question to some but to others it is a moment of pondering.  I have been asked this question by several people during my travels selling You Do It Suet® and people who ask are always surprised by my answer.  No, birds are not vegetarian. They eat bugs and insects, which would make them meat eaters like you and I.  While birds generally eat more nuts and seeds than bugs and insects birds do enjoy a meaty treat or two on a regular basis.  Some birds that could be considered largely vegan are: geese, parrots, doves, quail, sparrows, waxwings and finches.  While these birds eat less meat they will adapt to the foods that are available to them and can sway between a mostly vegan diet and a more traditional meat and seed diet.


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