Bird Songs

Andrew Dolby, Vice President and President-elect of the Virginia Society of Ornithology, provided some insight when he spoke at Audubon Society of Northern Virginia's Nature Night on June 27. Dolby spoke about the form and function of songs and calls and how ornithologists study avian vocalizations.

Dolby is Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. He is currently working on new ways to measure stress in birds.