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Flycatchers’ Song Preference Linked to Genes
Diana Kwon | Jun 14, 2017
The birds learn the songs of their conspecifics even when raised by another species.
Birds Possess an Innate Vocal Signature Based on Silent Gaps
Diana Kwon | Mar 1, 2017
Zebra finches reared by another species learn to sing their foster parents’ song with rhythms characteristic of their genetic background.
Song Around the Animal Kingdom
Staff | Mar 1, 2017
Diverse species are said to sing, but music is in the ear of the beholder.
Birds May Make Music, But They Lack Rhythm
Jenny Rood | Mar 1, 2017
Birdsong bears a striking resemblance to human music, but it’s not yet clear that birds interpret it that way.
Infographic: Taking Note of Singing Errors
Catherine Offord | Feb 28, 2017
Birds' brains respond to distorted songs with changes in dopamine signaling.