How we hear birds

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Subject: How we hear birds
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 08:44:23 +0000
This thing is doing the rounds of Facebook, etc, at the moment - a recording of 
a voice that sounds like it's saying either Laurel or Yanny depending on how 
good your high frequency hearing is.

If different people can hear such different things from one recording, is it 
any wonder the bird call descriptions in field guides don't make sense to 

Peter Shute

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