Java Sparrows: Percussionists of Bird World

Male Java sparrows (Lonchura oryzivora) produce bill-click sounds along with their songs during courtship displays as well as when they sing to themselves when alone, has found a team of ornithologists at Hokkaido University, Japan. Birds may communicate using both vocalizations and movement, as for instance occurs during courtship displays, but scientists’ understanding of how [...] —> Read More