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  Pet birds should not eat the berries of the common ivy because all parts of this plant are toxicThe Common ivy or European ivy is fairly common in Central Europe. You can find this plant in gardens, parks and it also grows in several woods. Its scientific name is Hedera helix. From January to April this evergreen vine produces small fruits that are dark violet. Some native birds such as European Starlings, Blackbirds and Robins eat these berries. But you should better not feed your pet birds on them because all parts of the Common ivy are poisonous - and so are the berries.

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