Most birds put liquid in their bills and drink water. In many cases, the morning dew on the leaves uses gravity to send the liquid to the digestive tract and tilt the head backwards. but the bird needs to tilt its head and swallow. Swifts and swallows scoop up large amounts of water as they fly over lakes, ponds and rivers.
How do birds drink?
Most birds drink by immersing the bill in water and throwing their head back to swallow. Pigeons and pigeons can soak their beaks and drink continuously.
How do birds drink water in their cages?
The drinking tube or nozzle is made of stainless steel and a small ball inside regulates the flow of water. In the case of birds, the balls may be colored red because they are considered to be of interest to birds. A metal guard may be required between the bottle and the cage to prevent damage to the beak on the PET bottle.
Can birds drink water from the sink?
In most cases, regular tap water will suffice. "I don't think every bird needs to have a bottle of water imported from France in his cage," says Florida veterinarian Dr. Gregory Harrison, DVM. "If it's comfortable to drink water, the bird is probably okay."
Do birds drink water?
Most birds drink water in their bills. Often, the leaves are flooded with water from the morning dew and gravity is used to send the liquid to the digestive tract and tilt the head back. Each bird has its own drinking water method, depending on the type of bird and the amount of water required. 22окт. 2010г.