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Finches

The Evolution of Love

... is the point? If the purpose is ultimately to further our own species, why bother with love? Now scientists at the Max ... finch 'speed dating' the birds were able to choose their own mates. Of those which formed partnerships, Ihle took ...

The Superb Blue Fairy Wren is a small Australian Passerine of the fammily maluridae

Password Passed Down Before Hatching

... the egg. t's important for a Fairy-wren to recognise its own young because they are subject to parasitism by cuckoos - ... are added to the nest at a later stage than the wren's own eggs, they are therefore exposed to fewer incubation ...

A white-crowned sparrow

Greatest-"tits" - Birds stay ahead of fashion with cutting edge songs

... have regional dialects and pay more attention to their own dialect than a foreign one, but the rate at which these ...

An adult male chicken, the rooster has a prominent fleshy crest on his head called a comb and hanging flaps of skin on either side under his beak called wattles.

Clock-a-doodle-doo

... crowing, is under the control of the rooster's own body clock. So, more accurately, we should be talking ...