This is the world's 'loudest bird'
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World's 'loudest bird': Meet the white bellbird

You've got to work hard to survive in the wild and for birds, that can mean developing a gimmick.

Some birds have evolved with beautiful feathers, others have elaborate courtship rituals - and the white bellbird makes a noise louder than an industrial drill.

It's the loudest bird song ever recorded, a study published in Current Biology claims.

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  • 22 Oct 2019