News tagged with song sparrow

Bird song-sharing like verbal sparring

While singing the same songs as your neighbours may sound harmonious, research conducted at Queen's University Biological Station (QUBS) suggests that song-sharing amongst song sparrow populations is actually an aggressive ...

dateAug 10, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Birdsong independent of brain size

( -- The brains of all vertebrates display gender-related differences. In songbirds, for example, the size of the brain areas that control their singing behaviour could be linked to the size of their song repertoires. ...

dateJun 13, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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