They don’t live on our property, they have they’re burrows in a bush block behind ours, but they like to venture into our garden to eat and dig!

Rabbit’s don’t eat birds, but they do eat vegetation. The wild rabbit on your lawn may like it. So in case you see a wild rabbit and are willing to try out some bird seeds, then do not hesitate.

They love Broad leaf plantain (Plantago major) it is also a healing plant so I keep some in pots to bring inside for winter and leave the leaves outside when I feed the birds. Protecting rabbits. Their food of choice is rabbits, but they will also eat birds, lizards, rodents, snakes, and carrion. Birds don’t eat vegetation. Rabbits will mainly feed on baby birds as they re easier to get a hold of. The wild bunnies eat under the window with the birds so mine fill up on cracked corn and … Like all animals, rabbits also have their preference. The size of a rabbit plays a large part in whether or not it will be considered dinner -- for many larger birds of prey, their size is no concern, while for some of the smaller birds of prey, only young rabbits may be a feasible meal.

Rabbits are a vital part of the diets of several animals, including many carnivorous birds. I love animals but I’m not a big fan of rabbits at the moment. And in addition to that, the rabbits have utterly ravaged the island causing other issues as well. Therefore, this means that these felines prey on wild rabbits and this will include eating them or their young ones.

They use their burrows as shelter from large predators. So?

Therefore, you need to protect these pets, especially baby rabbits. I have seen rabbits keeping friends that feed their house rabbits bird seeds. The downside is that we also have to deal with pests such as rabbits. They use their burrows as shelter from large predators. It is clear that cats not only kill but also eat bunnies. The upside to that is we enjoy seeing plenty of native birds and animals. Remember the attacks and killing can happen even when you are trying to introduce or bond these two furry critters. They not only kill and eat rabbits but they also hunt other small creatures like rats, possum, hedgehogs, and small birds, etc. So I cannot say for sure if all rabbits eat bird seeds or not; however, some eat birdseed. On occasion they have been known to kill deer. It is unlikely for a rabbit to get sick by having birdseed. Predators of the bobcat include mountain lions, coyotes, foxes, owls, wolves, and humans. Well, turns out they do use it for cover. Maybe they should add a few cats. Bobcats are carnivores and thus prefer an all meat diet.