• Many Female Birds Sing Beautiful Songs-All We Have To Do Is Listen

    2 monthes ago - By All About Birds

    When Northern Cardinals and other familiar birds begin to sing their bold melodies, it's a sure sign that spring is here. Most bird watchers learn early on that it's usually the male birds that sing to announce territory or to defend their turf-but in a new call-to-action , two researchers are urging people not to overlook females as singers. The researchers have even set up a website, femalebirdsong.org , to help get the word out and to make it easy to report observations.
    In 2016, a study found that in a sample of more than 1,000 songbird species from around the world, 64% had females...
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