Couples showing off: Songbirds are more passionate in front of an audience

Both sexes of a songbird called the blue-capped cordon-bleu intensify courtship performances in the presence of an audience. They sing and sometimes perform a kind of tap dance, especially if it is a member of the opposite sex is present, an international team of researchers has discovered. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)