Scientists Find 21 New Bird Species by Asking the Birds

Same-or-different is the concept behind the most basic toddler games. We encourage kids to put the square block in the square hole, find two cards that match, place the cow in the cow-shaped puzzle slot. But in nature, the cow-shaped slots are harder to see. Deciding whether two animals are the same or different species frequently causes debates among scientists. In Central and South America, researchers tried to find the differences between many pairs of closely related birds by simply aski

Scientists Find 21 New Bird Species by Asking the Birds

Fri 15 Sep 17 from Discover Magazine

New research suggests bird songs isolate species

Two birds that look the same, but have songs so different they can't recognize each other, should be considered distinct species, suggests new University of British Columbia (UBC) research.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Bird songs isolate species, new research suggests, Wed 13 Sep 17 from ScienceDaily

New research suggests bird songs isolate species, Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

Bird Songs Isolate Species, Study Shows

NewsTwo birds that look the same, but have songs so different they can't recognize each other, should be considered distinct species, suggests new research.Contributed Author: University ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

Song experiments reveal 21 possible new tropical bird species

Birds often choose their mates based on song, making it a key factor in separating species. However, analyzing spectrograms can only tell us so much -- the characteristics that birds hone in ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

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