There is a nice simple answer here, and that is that blue, true blue, is a
signal for poison in nature. Purple is often ok but there are no natural foods
that are blue.
I think the idea for this project is great!
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On 10/10/2010, at 7:38, "Shirley Cook" <> wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have received the following request froma 10-year-old budding
> ornithologist. He has attended a few of Armidale's regular birding outings.
> Dear Shirley Cook,
> I'm doing a project about birds vision,particularly their chose of colours .I
> conducted an experiment to see which colour bird seeds they will respond
> to.I found that most neutral ,red then yellow and green but the least
> preferred one was blue.When I tried to search why blue , i could not find
> enough info.If you know anything about the colour chose of birds could you
> please share with me.I also try to contact with Mr. Steven from UNE bird
> scientist,I was at bird watching once with him, if you know his contact
> details could you please write to me,he might help to explain why birds not
> like blue or they don't prefer.
> Many thanks.
> If anyone can help, please reply to me privately and I shall pass on your
> Shirley Cook
> Birds Australia - Northern NSW Group
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