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Thanks to a study of thrushlike birds called bluethroats, researchers may be closer to an answer.
Ayla recognized most of them-thrushes, nightingales, bluethroats, nutcrackers, black-headed woodpeckers, and river warblers-and whistled their song back to them.
The Plains of Passage
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