Starlings sleep less during summer and full-moon nights

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Researchers of the University of Groningen and the Max Planck Institute have found that starlings sleep five hours less per night during the summer. Compared to winter, the birds take more mid-day naps and live under higher sleep pressure. During full-moon nights, starlings sleep around two hours less than usual. The findings of the study were published in the journal Current Biology on 19 March.

Periode19-mrt-2020 → 20-mrt-2020

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  • TitelStarlings sleep differently during summer and full moons
    Mate van erkenningInternational
    Media naam/outletTechnology Netweorks
    MediatypeWeb
    LandUnited States
    Release datum20/03/2020
    BeschrijvingResearchers of the University of Groningen and the Max Planck Institute have found that starlings sleep five hours less per night during the summer. Compared to winter, the birds take more mid-day naps and live under higher sleep pressure. During full-moon nights, starlings sleep around two hours less than usual. The findings of the study were published in the journal Current Biology on 19 March.
    URLhttps://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/starlings-sleep-differently-during-summer-and-full-moons-332349
    PersonenSjoerd van Hasselt
  • TitelStarlings sleep less during summer and full-moon nights
    Mate van erkenningInternational
    Media naam/outletPhysOrg
    MediatypeWeb
    LandUnited Kingdom
    Release datum19/03/2020
    BeschrijvingResearchers of the University of Groningen and the Max Planck Institute have found that starlings sleep five hours less per night during the summer. Compared to winter, the birds take more mid-day naps and live under higher sleep pressure. During full-moon nights, starlings sleep around two hours less than usual. The findings of the study were published in the journal Current Biology on 19 March.
    Producent / auteurRUG press release
    URLhttps://phys.org/news/2020-03-starlings-summer-full-moon-nights.html
    PersonenSjoerd van Hasselt, Maria Rusche, Simon Verhulst, Peter Meerlo