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Higher Pitch Bird Songs Are Louder
2013-01-11 19:07:25

The use of pitch modulation as a counter-balance to lower frequencies is just a side effect of the primary use of an elevated pitch.

Songbirds Sing In 3D
2013-01-08 19:14:57

An international team of scientists decided to take a deeper look into the physical mechanics behind birds’ vocalizations

Birdsong Study Looks Into Whether Music Is Uniquely Human
2012-12-31 09:16:52

Many birds use song to communicate everything from threats to mating intentions, but are these vocalizations considered music?

Learning How Song Birds Sing By Doing The Math
2012-12-21 14:32:30

Scientists studying how songbirds stay on key have developed a statistical explanation for why some things are harder for the brain to learn than others.

New Tool Can Identify Bats By Sound
2012-08-07 11:17:02

Have you ever tried to tell the difference between 34 different bat species? A team of ecologists have built an echo-location tool which can identify specific bats based on their vocal signatures.

Sex Can Be A Very 'Risky Business' For Flies In Bat Territory
2012-07-24 13:30:39

According to a study in the July 24th issue of Current Biology, bats eavesdrop on the sounds of fly sex to earn themselves a super-sized dinner deal: two flies for the price of one.

2012-06-20 12:07:22

iPod owners aren't the only ones who frequently shuffle their favorite tunes.

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2012-03-23 07:01:22

In the dark world of the underwater ocean, whales need to locate their prey accurately and quickly. In low-vision conditions whales use echolocation to find fish swimming nearby.

2012-03-01 20:30:00

Nesting season for birds is right around the corner. With it, homeowners and facility managers will be dealing with pest bird problems and looking for solutions. Ornithologist Dr.

2012-01-09 19:39:42

An interactive tool developed by researchers from the USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) will help wind energy facility operators make informed decisions on efficient ways to reduce impacts on migratory bats.


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