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Birds have regional accents according to scientists

Well the BBC are reporting what non of us in the birding community could have even guess at… the shock news that birds have regional accents. Research into Great Tits show that birds in the countryside have a more refined accent and call with a plumy ‘teacher-teacher-teacher’ whereas in Newcastle the birds gall with a much coarse and uneducated ‘why-aye-teacher-man-pet-howay’

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16154490

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