For the Birds Radio Program: Western Scrub-Jay Funerals and Blue Jay Irish Wakes

Original Air Date: Sept. 6, 2012 Rerun Dates: Aug. 27, 2019; Oct. 25, 2018; Oct. 5, 2017; Sept. 24, 2013

A new paper is giving scientists some insights into the functions of grieving and funerals. The transcript of this program was quoted in Jennifer Ackerman’s The Genius of Birds.

Duration: 5′02″ Related blog post with transcript