You’re not alone if you love hearing birds sing. A recent study found that being around a larger number of birds is linked to being happier in general.
Scientists were able to calculate that the satisfaction in being around a diverse number of birds equates to the satisfaction in earning an extra $150 a month.
Birds are also great indicators of biological diversity and living near natural green spaces is also linked with greater happiness.
During the pandemic, many people turned to bird-watching, which may have kept a lot of people sane.