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. Those are affecting bird populations as well. Another complication: there are hundreds of species of birds. Greig said her intuition tells her that supplemental feeding benefits some species, but developing a causal relationship is really, really tough. In Britain, studies have shown that winter feeding helps with blue tit survival and reproductive success in some cases. In other cases it had a negative effect. Studies found that Eurasian blackcaps, a type of warbler, are overwintering in colder areas and in greater numbers where they have supplemental food, said Greig. Annas hummingbird has been increasing its winter range northward up the Pacific Coast and seems to be more prevalent in areas where there are people, she said. But are they increasing their range because of feeders? Or are people putting out feeders because theyre seeing more hummingbirds?
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