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City life turns blackbirds into early birds - Nature.com

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City life turns blackbirds into early birds

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The finding helps to explain prior reports that urban songbirds adopt more nocturnal lifestyles, data that prompted Davide Dominoni, an ecologist at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Germany, to investigate whether the birds ...

Cities 'alter body clocks'Irish Examiner

Blackbirds living in cities 'less robust'Scotsman

Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in citiesBBC News

 

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City living may alter people's daily body clock study suggests

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Once the tests were complete, the birds were returned to the wild. The research, a collaboration between Glasgow University and the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Germany, is published in the latest edition of the journal Proceedings Of The ...

 

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(Phys.org) —An international team of researchers working in Germany has found that blackbirds that live in the city tend to have different circadian rhythm cycles than do blackbirds that live in a nearby forest. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers describe the results of their field and lab study comparing activity times of the two groups of birds.

 

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City Life Turns Blackbirds into Early Birds

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The finding helps to explain prior reports that urban songbirds adopt more nocturnal lifestyles—data that prompted Davide Dominoni, an ecologist at the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Radolfzell, Germany, to investigate whether the birds ...

No tweet dreams for birds flocking to enjoy city lifeHerald Scotland

Blackbirds living in cities 'less robust'Scotsman

Biological clocks 'beat quicker' in citiesBBC News

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City Living Changes the Biological Clocks of Birds, Study Shows

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In other words, birds living in the hustle and bustle of a 24-hour city run on a different biological clock than birds in peaceful woodlands. The study, performed by scientists from Glasgow University and the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in ...

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City Life Affects Birds Similarly to People, Study Says

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City people live life at a fast pace compared with those in more rural settings. And it turns out the same is true of city birds when compared to their forest-dwelling kin, according to new research. (Photo : Christian Ziegler / Max Planck Institute ...

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