Bobwhites listen to each other when picking habitat
Bobwhite birds
Bobwhites are attracted to nesting areas where they hear the calls of other bobwhites, new research reveals. Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Northern bobwhites are attracted to a habitat based on whether other bobwhites are present there, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign report. This phenomenon, called conspecific attraction, could aid conservation efforts.

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