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Dom Post: Immigrant birds are ripping off Kiwi pick-up lines

Peter Griffin posted in on September 15th, 2010.

Kiran Chug writes in the Dominion Post about northern hemisphere bird species which have, according to scientists, picked up something of a local accent since arriving in New Zealand. More particularly, some of the introduced birds are actually mimicking the calls of native birds. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Non-native birds were now sounding […]

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