My publication: ‘Physical cognition: birds learn the structural efficacy of nest material’ proves popular with the media.

Listen to me chat about it live on air with Paul Mooney from RTÉ radio 1 

Left: a nest built with flexible string 
Right: a nest built with stiffer string
Birds that had building experience of the flexible string learnt to avoid it when given a choice, whereas birds that had only experienced building with the stiffer string chose around 50% flexible string when given a choice between the two string types.

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  8. Sina English
  9. BBC: 10 things we didn’t know last week
  10. CBBC News Round
  11. BBC Sciences and Environment News
  12. A short article in issue 5803 of Cage and Aviary birds