Bullfinches in Moscow

Life on our planet is unimaginable without birds. Here are some essential roles that birds play in ecosystem:

  1. They act as pests quantity regulators, thus preventing flora destruction, and even pick out parasites from other animals’ skins.
  2. They help disseminate seeds by eating fruits at one place and then dropping the undigested seeds along with their excrement, which is also a fertilizer.
  3. Many people enjoy birds nice singing and plumage.
  4. Poultry is an important source of food.

The birds depicted on the photographs below are called bullfinches. They are painted in red from the neck to the abdomen, making them look very bright and visible.

 


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