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When zebra finches learn their songs from their father early in life, their brain is active during sleep.
MIAMI, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Following is a STATEMENT FROM HARRY WAYNE CASEY in response to the false, misleading and libelous content contained in the articles regarding the arrest of Richard Finch: RICHARD FINCH HAS NOT BEEN A PART OF KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND FOR OVER 30 YEARS, NOR IS HE A CO-FOUNDER OF THE BAND.
From how massive humpbacks glide through the sea with ease to the efficient way fungal spores fly, applied mathematicians at Harvard have excavated the equations behind a variety of complex phenomena.
Unlike Hawaii and other island groups, no native bird has gone extinct in the Galapagos Islands, although some are in danger.
Altering the DNA of a zebra finch could reveal the process of vocal learning in vertebrate brains, scientists at New York's Rockefeller University say. The zebra finch is one of several of its species that learn to speak by imitating other zebra finches, said Fernando Nottebohm, who heads the Laboratory of Animal Behavior at Rockefeller University. By manipulating the genes of zebra finches, Nottebohm and his team hope to learn more about the neural circuitry that allows songbirds to learn...
Study says red carotenoids that give the Common Crossbill its red coloration are produced in the liver, not the skin.
A New York man pleaded guilty to trying to sneak 13 finches stuffed in hair curlers past security personnel at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Terrence McLean, 36, admitted to lying on U.S.
A report in the journal Science says that female Gouldian finches "decide" to have more male chicks if they are less compatible with their mate.
By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The view out the window seems to be the same old, same old for many folks who feed songbirds over winter.
Richard J. Carota Retires After 53 Years With Finch GLENS FALLS, N.Y. Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Finch Paper LLC today announced the appointment of former SCA Tissue-North America executive Joseph F. Raccuia as President and Chief Executive Officer of the uncoated printing paper manufacturer.
The European Serin (Serinus serinus) is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. It breeds across southern and central Europe and north Africa. Southern and Atlantic coast populations are largely resident, but the northern breeders migrate further south in Europe for the winter. Open woodland and cultivation, often with some conifers, is favored for breeding. The European Serin is a small short-tailed bird, 4.33 to 4.75 inches in length. The upper parts are dark-streaked...
The Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus), also commonly called "pine chirper", is a small finch that is found across Canada, Alaska and the western mountains and northern parts of the United States. Migration by this bird is highly variable, probably related to food supply. Large numbers may move south in some years; hardly any in others. Adults are brown on the upperparts and pale on the underparts, with heavy streaking throughout. They have a short forked tail. They have yellow patches in their...
The Eurasian Siskin (Carduelis spinus), also known simply as Siskin in Europe, is a small passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. This bird breeds across northern temperate Europe and into Russia. There is a separate population in eastern Asia. It is partially resident, but the northern breeders migrate further south in Europe in the winter. The eastern Asian birds winter in China or further south. In some years there are large eruptions into the wintering range, when the preferred...
The Black-And-Yellow Grosbeak (Mycerobas icterioides), is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. Photo Copyright and Credit
The Japanese Grosbeak (Eophona personata), is a finch native to East Asia. The bird serves as the inspiration for a video game from Treasure Co. Ltd, called Ikaruga, which takes the bird's black-and-white coloration as inspiration for its primary gameplay mechanic. Photo Copyright and Credit
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