music’s effect on birds

 
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02 January 2013 00:54
 
 
 
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02 January 2013 01:19
 

Actually it’s bird song’s effect on birds. The article only equates it to music in humans.

I was a bit disappointed by that, man ... damnit.

 
 
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02 January 2013 02:13
 

So they’re basically implying that birds have emotions, like we do.

 
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02 January 2013 06:30
 

Wonder what their favourite tune is… or what makes then annoyed… wonder if the best singers get the biggest following?

 
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02 January 2013 14:03
 

The majority have just one favorite tune, which is all they can sing. 

When I went out to refill my bird feeder, the bold little chickadee on the nearby branch sang, “Chick-a-dee-dee-dee.”  I think he meant either, “Shoot, she’s stealing the feeder,”  or “Fill it up fast, please.” 

When I brought it back, he sang, “Chick-a-dee-dee-dee.”  I think he meant, “Yipee!” but it could have been “What took you so long?”

 
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02 January 2013 14:43
 

Our music must sound like a slow yawn to them. If you record bird chirps and slow them down, they are composed of a whole sequence of chirps that go by so fast that we hear it as one single sound.

Perhaps they would like speed metal.

 
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02 January 2013 16:53
 

I have sat on my back patio and listened to a mockingbird go through his/her entire repertoire of at least 20 different songs, just sitting on a rooftop.  My distinct impression is that there was some enjoyment or pleasure in this demonstration.  Also, the parrot in this video obviously is having fun:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jGbtIdOZ-M

(Hope you can see it because it’s blocked for me at work)

 
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02 January 2013 17:24
 
SkepticX - 02 January 2013 12:19 AM

Actually it’s bird song’s effect on birds. The article only equates it to music in humans.

I was a bit disappointed by that, man ... damnit.

Yes, I sometimes forget that not everyone is a fan of 20th century music, in which any sound has potential to make music.

 
 
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05 January 2013 10:08
 

Music for Birds has been specially composed and produced with a positive, uplifting and healing intention. Including chords and keys specifically for birds, “Your bird will love it.”
If your bird is not well
You want your bird to relax or sleep better
You are going on a trip with your bird
While bathing and grooming your bird
When preparing for competitions
As a background music during training
When giving your bird healing or a massage
To develop a closer bond with your bird
If your bird suffers from separation anxiety
If you have a distressed or anxious bird
Following surgery or other interventions
A new pet or child is introduced to the family
In your home, on the farm, at the vets
At training facilities and pet care facilities

[ Edited: 17 June 2013 03:17 by Garret2]