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Why do urban birds sing differently?

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Urban birdsong is significantly different from rural birdsong because birds in cities use buildings to bounce sound and project further, according to new research from the University of Aberystwyth.

Dr Rupert Marshall, lecturer in Animal Behaviour at Aberystwyth University, explains how birds' song has adapted to the urban and rural environment.


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