What the Birds Sing

The songs that birds chirp may be genetically determined, Agence France Presse reports.

As they report in Nature Ecology and Evolution, Uppsala University's David Wheatcroft and Anna Qvarnström swapped eggs from the nests of pied and collared flycatchers. The pied flycatcher eggs were then raised by collared flycatchers and vice versa.

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