Speaking Program: How Birds Learn

Birds are far more intelligent than most people, including scientists, usually believe. Learn why people originally thought that “bird brains” were rather stupid, and why they’re rapidly changing that assessment. Laura includes some stories of individual birds she’s personally encountered showing surprising intelligence, such as a Blue Jay that learned to ring a bell for fun and a hummingbird that would catch Laura’s attention to get her to vacuum wasps from the feeder.

One very smart chickadee