Black-capped Chickadee: A Different Meaning to Bird Brain

“Bird brain” is a term many have heard used to describe someone as stupid, foolish, or tiny-brained. Ironically, it is “bird-brained” to use this phrase since, in reality, bird’s brains are pretty intricate and fascinating. Take the Black-capped Chickadee, for example; researchers have evaluated these small songbirds’ brains for the past thirty years because of their capability to kill old […]