PhysOrg Posted January 31 Share Posted January 31 Fleeing isn't the only way by which songbirds can protect themselves against predators. Many songbird species are known to engage in mobbing, where they gather aggressively around a bird of prey, flying rapidly while making stereotypic movements and loud vocalizations. Mobbing is risky for both parties: birds of prey have been observed to attack their mobbers, while cases are known of mobbing songbirds injuring birds of prey.View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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