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Published: 16 Dec 2010

Pretty plumage just won’t cut it in some parts of the avian world. For certain bird species, it takes a whole song and dance. Neeltje Boogert, who recently earned her PhD in Biology, studies song birds and says that although we still can’t tell what exactly they’re singing, it is apparent that their songs – and the ways in which they sing them – are critical for many birds to find true love.

Pretty plumage just won’t cut it in some parts of the avian world. For certain bird species, it takes a whole song and dance. Neeltje Boogert, who recently earned her PhD in Biology, studies song birds and says that although we still can’t tell what exactly they’re singing, it is apparent that their songs – and the ways in which they sing them – are critical for many birds to find true love.
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