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New Caledonian crow with UW tag

The original Twitter? Tiny electronic tags monitor birds’ social networks

Posted: September 20, 2012

A tiny digital tag developed at the UW can for the first time see when birds meet in the wild, offering a window into animal social networks. A study in Current Biology used the tags to track the social habits of New Caledonian crows, and found a surprising amount of interaction among the tool-using birds. Read more »