Songbirds without a song

Songbirds without a song

Credit: Murray Chambers

What’s a songbird without its song? Sadly, we are finding out.

Australian regent honeyeaters are failing to learn their species’ tune due to dwindling populations, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, and this is thwarting the male birds’ ability to attract females.


Published by Cosmos.

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