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zebra finches

Here’s Something Productive to Tweet About

Do all humans have a natural predisposition for language? An experiment using the songs of zebra finches has provided some clues.
Blue songbird

Sunny Days for Us, Big Danger for Birds

An early spring is a nice surprise for humans, but changing seasonal patterns could spell extinction for hundreds of species of birds.
birds city

Save Some Airspace for Our Flying Friends

Human-built structures kill millions of flying animals yearly. A new area of study, aeroconservation, would aim to decrease that sad stat.
Hummingbird in flight

As the Hummingbird Turns

Just how do birds turn while flying, anyway? High-speed cameras and a revolving feeder helped give researchers a surprising answer.

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