Most attractive fruit colours to birds

Reading about the Kordia sweet black cherry, I remembered my notes saying black was the least favourite fruit colour of birds

Solitary black mulberry on a tree
There was only one mulberry on the mulberry tree last summer, lucky it was black…

In descending order of attractiveness:

  1. Purple
  2. Red
  3. Orange
  4. Black (mulberries)

Not sure where Martin Crawford sourced this information from.


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