Nocturnal birds, such as owls and nighthawks, always fly at night, and some other species of birds, such as thrushes, vireos, nuthatches and many sparrows, fly at night during migration periods only. Most species of bird... More »

Although most wasps don't typically fly at night, hornets, which are a type of wasp, do. The European hornet, the only species of hornet found in the U.S., flies at night in calm muggy weather. More »

Flies sleep in short periods during the night in various places such as on ceilings and floors. Studies have shown that like humans, flies have sleep and rest patterns. More »

There are many species of thrushes, and all have diets consisting of a combination of insects, berries and seeds. The specific plants and insects a thrush eats vary by region. They tend to feed mostly on insects and berr... More »

To eliminate sparrows, eliminate any possible food and water sources that attract the birds, and then exclude the birds from their preferred nesting areas. Exclusion techniques should be used only when eggs or young bird... More »

Some examples of singing birds include indigo buntings, larks, nightingales, song sparrows, house wrens and American robins. Other examples of singing birds are blue jays, lyrebirds, orioles, warblers and thrushes. More »

All species of birds have backbones because birds are vertebrates. The animal kingdom can be organized by grouping classes of organisms together based on key physical characteristics. Whether or not an organism has a bac... More »