TIL: An estimated 10% of all adult male robin deaths and 3% of female deaths are caused by other robins attacking them

Read more: https://www.birdspot.co.uk/bird-brain/do-robins-fight-to-the-death

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  1. I believe it, if you spend some time watching birds you’ll quickly see how territorial and aggressive they are.

    Even the tiny hummingbird is quick to square up if another hummingbird dips it’s beak in the same feeder.

  2. Fiction: Bulls are made aggressive by the color red.

    Totally Real: Robins *are* made aggressive by the color red. They will even attack red feathers and dead robins.

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