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City architecture makes birds’ songs shriller


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Feb 23 (IANS) Urban birds sing at a higher frequency than their woodland cousins in order to be heard above the barrier of constant noise produced by traffic, machines ... Read more...

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‘Virtual mates’ shed light on role of romance in parrot calls


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Challenging traditional understandings of the difference between birds 'songs' and 'calls', scientists used 'virtual mates' to discover if female parrots judge male contact calls when deciding on a ... Read more...

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Song birds have to deal with cover artists too


September 9th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Just like great singers among humans, birds too have to deal with cover artists who copy songs.A new research has revealed that some bird species have evolved to ... Read more...

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