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Journal Club: Starlings on Prozac: How pharmaceuticals may affect wildlife

SUMMARY: Recent research suggests that the commonly prescribed psychiatric drug, Prozac, occurs at environmentally relevant concentrations that can significantly alter behaviour and physiology in wild birds A study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal, Current Biology, revealed that some psychiatric … Continue reading

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Weewoo the Pet Talking European Starling

Another remarkable pet talking european starling — yes, it’s legal to keep them as pets in the USA! Continue reading

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Damar The Pet Talking European Starling

Here’s a pet European starling named Damar, talking for the camera Continue reading

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Wild Birds: Canaries in our Global Coal Mine?

Biologically relevant concentrations of endocrine disrupting pollutants affect birdsong, which influences female mate choice. Continue reading

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