Image of the Day: Plumage Patterns
Image of the Day: Plumage Patterns
An island songbird evolved into five populations of different color variants despite inhabiting territories just 10 kilometers apart.
Image of the Day: Plumage Patterns
Image of the Day: Plumage Patterns

An island songbird evolved into five populations of different color variants despite inhabiting territories just 10 kilometers apart.

An island songbird evolved into five populations of different color variants despite inhabiting territories just 10 kilometers apart.

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Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Emily Makowski | Nov 14, 2019
Gene activity is linked to songbirds’ tunes.

Researchers Implant Memories in Zebra Finch Brains
Researchers Implant Memories in Zebra Finch Brains
Abby Olena | Oct 3, 2019
Juvenile birds learn the length of the sounds in a song from a false memory introduced via optogenetics, instead of from real interactions with a tutor bird.
Birds May Make Music, But They Lack Rhythm
Birds May Make Music, But They Lack Rhythm
Jenny Rood | Feb 28, 2017
Birdsong bears a striking resemblance to human music, but it’s not yet clear that birds interpret it that way.