For birds, innovation is survival

For birds, innovation is survival

Credit: Simon Ducatez

If you’ve ever ventured beyond admiring the assorted dazzling plumages of birds or simply enjoying their symphony of warbles and melodies and carefully watched their behaviours, you might be amazed at some of their feats.

That’s what dedicated bird watchers have been doing for decades, and now a global analysis of more than 3800 foraging innovations, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, has found that more innovative bird species have a greater chance of survival.


Published by Cosmos.

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