Economic Importance Of Birds

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*Birds have direct and indirect economic and cultural values for people. *Birds are important for a lot of reasons. *They are important because they are a part of the food chain. *Birds are also important because they help spread seeds around and thus help with the planting process. *Birds are not only important economically but also server a vital ecological role as well. *Birds are critical links within the vast food chains and webs that exist in the ecosystem.
*The economic importance of birds can be studied into two parts – A) Beneficial effect B) Harmful effect.
A) Beneficial effect –
As Source of food – *Birds such as fowls, ducks, geese, turkeys, partridges, pigeons, doves etc are eaten. *People have always hunted birds for food. Some of the first birds used for food were ground-feeding birds, such as quails and turkeys, which were caught in traps and snares.

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