Flora and Fauna | Environment | Science

City Life Disrupts Daily Rhythm Of Birds

NPR | June 10, 2013 4:08 a.m. | Updated: June 10, 2013 8:15 a.m.

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Rhitu Chatterjee

City life can be harsh on people. For example, it pushes people to work longer and sleep less. A new study suggests that city life can have a somewhat similar effect on birds too. It shows urban blackbirds wake up earlier and go to bed later than their forest dwelling cousins.


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