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Blind "bird man" of Uruguay recognizes 3000 unique bird songs

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 16, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Greg Beach last modified Jun 13, 2016

In the warmer seasons and biomes of the Earth, birds envelop the sonic landscape with uniquely composed songs and calls that identify the species present, even if unseen. Bioacoustics and ornithological expert Juan Pablo Culasso has so refined his ability to recognize these sounds that he is now able to differentiate between 720 species of birds by ear. 29-year-old Culasso was born blind, though able to sense changes in light, and has always relied on his ears to explore the world around him. Culasso...






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