Birds hold key to secret of human speech
BY STEVE CONNOR , SCIENCE EDITOR THURSDAY 01 APRIL 2010
Way that zebra finches learn to sing could explain how children pick up first words
A tiny songbird that learns how to sing by listening to its parents could open the way to...
New research has challenged the popular belief that early risers work better in the day and night owls work better at night, after discovering that the opposite is more commonplace.
The study, by Mareike Wieth and Rose Zacks, suggests our creativity is greatest at the time when we’re not...
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Escaped Pet Birds Are Teaching Wild Birds to Speak English
by STEPHEN MESSENGER
Across parts of Australia, reports have been pouring in of strange voices chattering high in the treetops -- mysterious, non-sensical conversations in English. But while...
By NATALIE ANGIER
Published: January 31, 2011
Amid all the psychosocial caterwauling these days over the relative merits of tiger mothers and helicopter dads, allow me to make a pitch for the quietly dogged parenting style of the New Caledonian crow.
New Caledonian crows are renowned for...
This morning I was feeding the birds some old bread. I started wondering if I were also giving this bread to the Divine. Since there is The Divine in all that exists, am I feeding/serving the Divine when I feed the birds?
Please share your responses with me. :)
baabeehaa anmrith vaelai boliaa thaan dhar sunee pukaar
The rainbird chirps in the ambrosial hours of the morning before the dawn; its prayers are heard in the Court of the Lord.
SGGS: Page1285 Line 3 Raag Malaar: Guru Amar Das
A few years ago, when I was an absolute newbie...
Feed the birds and face a fine (Express and Star)
Tue, 11 Jul 2006 08:22:57 GMT
Shoppers who feed pigeons will be hit with a Â£60 fine under strict new...