Post Profile






City Sparrows Sing Louder to Trump Cars

Sparrows who live in the big city have learned to speak up in order to be heard: Researchers examined the songs of those that live around the Golden Gate Bridge and found that the calls are in a higher pitch now than they were in 1965, according to an Animal...
read more

share

Related Posts


Birds, Everything Else, Louder Now

Society & Culture : The Awl (3 years ago)

"City streets have got noisier in the last thirty years – and birds have 'raised their game' to compensate. A new study has shown sparrows sing louder, just as people do when talking, in order to be heard over city traffic noise. Th...

Rock sparrows react to infidelity by singing louder

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

Rock sparrows indicate their age and their reproductive success with their songs and react to infidelity with a higher song volume.

Clamorous city blackbirds: Birds can sing louder at higher frequencies to make themselves heard over traffic noise

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Birds can sing louder at higher frequencies and thereby make themselves heard over traffic noise.

City Sparrows Sing In A Higher Pitch To Be Heard Over Traffic

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (3 years ago)

White-crowned sparrows in San Francisco are singing louder in 2011 than they did in 1969 and reachers say its because they need to compete with more traffic congestion which has caused loud driving conditions to drown out their orig...

Birds sing louder amidst the noise and structures of the urban jungle

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Sparrows, blackbirds and the great tit are all birds known to sing at a higher pitch (frequency) in urban environments. It was previously believed that these birds sang at higher frequencies in order to escape the lower frequencies ...

Comments



Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC