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Virtual Badger Talk from Two Rivers, WI: "Why Do Birds Sing?"

Speaker: Lauren Riters

Event Details

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
6-7 p.m.
This FREE, virtual talk is hosted by the Woodland Dunes Nature Center. Register by emailing Jessica Johnsrud at by Friday, May 7th.

Scientists have known how birds sing for decades but why they sing is still a puzzle. Do they sing for pleasure? For love? To mark a territory? And how do birds know when and what to sing? This talk will explore these questions and also address what birds learn by listening to songs.