Comments for: More stuff you don’t know about bird sex

Posted July 19, 2013, at 1:28 p.m.

Hummingbirds are promiscuous. Chickadees cheat. Barn swallows sneak their eggs into their neighbor’s nests. As this column disclosed last week, it’s a sexual jungle out there. Or, in some cases, it’s a hippie commune. Lately, I’ve been reacquainting myself with the Bicknell’s thrush. This species nests only on mountain slopes …

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