How are birds adapted

Bird habitat

You are looking for the habitat, also known as the habitat, of the birds. First you have to know: What is the habitat? The living space is the space, the house, the area, the district in which one lives. Adapting birds to their habitat is not always easy. Like humans, birds have different habitats. What kind of habitats do birds have? There is the forest, meadows, fields, the water, the desert, the wet biotope, the garden and the city. These are just a few examples of bird habitats. The birds' habitat is also their breeding site.

Forest habitat

Photo of the habitat forest

Many owls, birds of prey, corvids and songbirds have their habitat in the forest. There are many species of birds that inhabit different habitats in a year. Take the migratory birds. The bird species that belong to the migratory birds have, for example, a different habitat in summer (Europe) than in winter (Africa). The habitat of the birds is always the area in which they find life, find their food or raise their young.

Many birds spend the winter in Africa

There are also birds that have their habitat on the water and only come on land to breed and raise their young. Such as the common loon, puffin, guillemot, northern gannet and fulmar.

Image of the habitat of water

City as a living space

Many birds have adapted to humans and have their habitat together with humans in the city. Here in Hamburg, many species of birds have found their home in the harbor, in the church tower, in the city park, in the industrial area, in allotments, in the garden and on the balcony of high-rise buildings. Such as the pigeons, the songbirds, the sparrows, the geese, the hawks, the sea eagle, the seagulls, the eagle owl, the tawny owl, the corvids, various owls and in winter many species of birds that live in Scandinavia in spring and summer.

Pictures of the bird habitat in the city

In the port of Hamburg, for example, owls, peregrine falcons, seagulls and the black redstart breed on port cranes. In the port of Hamburg even eagle owls breed in a junkyard. There are many breeding grounds under the numerous bridges and on the flat roofs in the port and in industrial areas.

Image of the living space in the city - Hamburg harbor

Here you will find all my bird watchings in their habitat with suitable pictures and always a profile with you.

Habitat air, water, moors, biotopes

There are many birds that spend their lives almost exclusively in the air. They come ashore only to breed, such as swifts. Many Limikolen species, geese species, duck species, gull species, birds of prey (harriers) and songbirds have their habitat in wetlands, in moors and on wet meadows. There are some species that spend three quarters of the year on the water and only come ashore to breed. Many birds are dependent on water in their habitat because they get their food from the water. Such as fish, plankton, algae, aquatic plants and crustaceans. Now a few pictures of wetlands, fish ponds, coasts and the Arctic Ocean.

Images of the habitat of water, moors and biotopes

Habitat mountains and scree fields

Many believe that the mountains are only there for hiking, but you quickly realize that it is not. Some birds get along very well at high altitudes. Such as the wheatear, the golden eagle and the vulture. You can still find them above 2500 m.

Images of Habitat Mountains

If you are out and about on the scree fields in the far north or on Iceland, you first think you are alone in the big wide world. But it is not like that. In the summer months, many birds breed in the scree fields. We met e.g. the snow bunting, the turnstone, the ringed plover and the golden plover.

Image of the scree field habitat

Habitat steppes and deserts

Steppes, deserts, open and semi-open landscapes are popular habitats for e.g. the desert buzzard, the vulture, the blue-winged grouse, the triel, the desert bullfinch, the lark, the meadow harrier and the wryneck.

Images of the habitat steppes and deserts

Everyone knows the white stork or rattle stork. Its habitat is in Germany in spring and summer and in Africa in winter. If you want to know where the habitat of the crane is, then visit my side of the crane. You can find many bird species on my Brodowski photography page, which I have described the habitat about. On some of my pages you can see how the habitats of birds in the forest (logging, afforestation) as well as in the city (paving everything over) are being destroyed, and wet meadows and bogs are being drained. Birds react very quickly to changes in their habitat. If it is destroyed, they leave it.

Images of living space

Now a few more photos that I took during my observations in the habitat of the native birds.

Images of bird habitats

Furthermore, have fun on my pages, such as The domestic bird world or Wild Hamburg.

If you want to find out something about the knowledge of birds, visit my pages: What do birds and intelligent crows know. My page is for projects in kindergarten, district school, high school, university and school for lectures, presentations and essays in biology, in zoology, in specialist classes, for worksheets, for species profiles and for presentations or for an essay in Biology classes very popular. Here you will find everything for your profile template (elementary school, secondary school, high school) about birds. If you are also looking for animal profiles, then visit the page: Animal profiles. There you will find something about dogs, cats, mice, rabbits, etc.
For the children in preschool and for the children in elementary school there are extra bird pages, e.g. with chick pictures, with bird portraits or bird pictures for learning.

We have had our most beautiful bird observations in Europe in Iceland, in Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark), in Holland, in England, in Poland, in Austria, in Switzerland, in Belgium, in Ireland, in Italy, in France, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Germany in Berlin, in Hamburg on the Elbe, in Bremen, in North Rhine-Westphalia, in Baden-W├╝rttemberg, in Saarland, in Rhineland-Palatinate, in Bavaria, in Hesse, in Schleswig- Holstein, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (Lewitz), in Thuringia, in Brandenburg, Saxony-Anhalt and in Lower Saxony.
And remember, the protection of nature and birds is important.
And always remember that nature and bird protection are important.

Observations, photographs, bird pictures and author: Gerhard Brodowski Hamburg

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