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Wednesday, 22 August 2012 13:33

The life and times of song sparrows unveiled by professor

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A Western Carolina University professor studying social behavior of birds will present findings of his latest research at 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 27, at the Highlands Civic Center.

The program is being hosted by Highlands Plateau Audubon Society chapter.

Dr. Jeremy Hyman has been studying aggression, personality, and urbanization in song sparrows, with some of his research subjects being the bird colonies on and around WCU’s campus.

These amazing little birds give us a joyful song for many months during the year. Come find out more about them.

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