Acclaimed science and nature writer Jennifer Ackerman shares stories about her travels and cutting-edge research on the newly discovered brilliance of birds. Learn how birds craft and use tools, solve complex problems, sing to one another in regional accents, make sophisticated navigational decisions, demonstrate astonishing feats of memory, deceive one another, eavesdrop, give gifts, and even kiss to console. Discover the intelligent behavior of birds evident in our backyards, parks, city streets, and country skies around the world. The Genius of Birds will be available for purchase and signing.
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