Noise Pollution Makes Survival Difficult For Songbirds
Birds sing for many reasons, including defending their territory and to attract a mate. These critical activities become more difficult for birds as noise pollution increases. Researchers from Queen's University Belfast have discovered that man-made sounds can mask signals between birds. According to Mother Nature Network, researchers found that background noise can hide critical information that birds use and share, an issue that could lead to a severe decline in population numbers. Dr.