A-dark-eyed-junco-an-American-goldfinch-and-a-house-finch-feed-on-sunflower-seeds-on-a-snowy-day-c-Cynthia-Raught-1024x644A dark-eyed junco, an American goldfinch, and a house finch feed on sunflower seeds on a snowy day. Bird watchers report that cold weather influences how much they feed birds more so than time or money. Photo credit: Cynthia Raught

This image is taken from the press release for the recent article from Ashley Dayer and colleagues ‘Observations at backyard bird feeders influence the emotions and actions of people that feed birds

The plain language summary from the authors ‘People who feed birds notice and respond to nature in their backyards‘ describes what the authors did and what they found out.