A new study adds another layer of proof – a walk-in-the-park really can boost our feelings of well-being – especially when there are wild songbirds along the way!

More proof. A walk-in-the-park really can boost our feelings of well-being – especially when there are wild songbirds along the way!

It’s not exactly news that spending time in nature benefits human health and well-being. But an experiment conducted by social scientists along some mountain trails in Colorado shows – it’s not just the wind in your face or the grandeur of the scenery we need to thank. They hid speakers along two trails in the […]

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Why do birds sing?

When we talk about birdsong, we cannot simply refer to a single “voice”. It is a great chorus of complex sounds, it is a real language in itself. The dry “teak” of a sparrow, the plaintive “gheck gheck gheck” of a woodpecker, the shrill “chirrip” of a lark – each sound has its own purpose […]

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