Tag: songs

June 10, 2019

Do hummingbirds learn displays by watching others?

Biologists know that hummingbirds can adapt their vocalizations by listening to others. Can they adapt their visual displays by watching others, too? In a study in Proceedings of the Royal...

March 28, 2018

Female birds sing, too, but do they go unheard?

Do female birds need a feminist movement? A pair of researchers is suggesting that scientists tend to tune in to male birdsongs and overlook female songs, leaving an important aspect...