Tag Archives: birdsong

Beatboxing birdsongs of New York

SUMMARY: In these fascinating videos, we see how one man’s quest to merge two passions — bird watching and beatbox music – has created an experimental new form of music I love beatboxing, but as an ornithologist and birder, I … Continue reading

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Singing in Slow Motion

The internal oscillatory brain region that allows songbirds to properly time their song rhythm has been identified (includes streaming sonograms!) Continue reading

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Why Are Female Blue Tits Unfaithful?

Female blue tits might be unfaithful based both on their body condition and on that of their mates Continue reading

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The Biology of Politics: Is It For Real?

Instead of using free will and conscious thought to choose political candidates, people may be voting according to their biology Continue reading

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Singing the Praises of Mr. Personality

Why do the bad boyz seem to always get the girl? This newly published paper provides an interesting hypothesis for this behavior and suggests that this is an evolutionarily sound strategy Continue reading

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