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Birdsong: Vocalizations that birds learn. [e]

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Parent topics

  • Bird [r]: The class of animals (aves) that can be distinguished from all other living animals by the presence of feathers. [e]
  • Vocal learning [r]: The ability of an organism to imitate sounds not inborn to it. [e]

Subtopics

  • Subsong [r]: The songs produced by adolescent songbirds, similar to the babbling stage in human language development. [e]

Other related topics

  • Spoken language [r]: An example of language produced using some of the articulatory organs, e.g. the mouth, vocal folds or lungs, or intended for production by these organs; alternatively, the entire act of communicating verbally - what people mean or intend, the words they use, their accent, intonation and so on. [e]
  • Human uniqueness [r]: A theoretical concept in evolutionary studies, often used in discussions about the evolution of biological traits found in humans. [e]