Birds ‘dream sing’ by moving their vocal muscles in their sleep

Scientists at Columbia University in New York have found that male and female zebra finches both learn their father's song at a young age, but analyse the tune differently to find a mate.

Birds ‘dream sing’ by moving their vocal muscles in their sleep

Zebra finches sing during the day, and at night while they sleep their vocal organs act out the motions of singing, a bit like a sleepwalking person

Fri 9 Feb 18 from Newscientist

Songbirds have brains designed to find mates for life

Scientists at Columbia University in New York have found that male and female zebra finches both learn their father's song at a young age, but analyse the tune differently to find a mate. ...

Wed 14 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

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