Feeding birds could be causing harm

New research suggests we could be upsetting a carefully balanced ecosystem by feeding birds all year long
14 September 2021
Presented by Eva Higginbotham
Production by Eva Higginbotham.


A house sparrow.


Many of us love putting out bird seed and watching birds feast away, and feel we’re doing a good deed too, but a new paper out of Manchester Metropolitan University suggests we may actually be doing more harm than good. Eva Higginbotham spoke to BBC science correspondent Victoria Gill, who spoke with lead author Alex Lees previously...


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