Birdsong organ an evolutionary puzzle.

There is little in nature to compare to the beauty of bird song. For this, birds use a unique avian vocal organ called the syrinx in the chest at the bottom of the trachea (windpipe). Birds also have a larynx in the throat at the top of the trachea, and other animals use this “voicebox” to make sounds.

But birds use only their syrinx to vocalize. A new study trying to identify its evolutionary origin has come up short, confirming the syrinx is unique to birds, an evolutionary oddity.

Most evolutionists say that birds evolved from dinosaurs. But the origin of this syrinx is squarely at odds with this notion, as no dinosaur has been found with a syrinx. Rather, the “oldest” known fossilize syrinx was found in a fully formed bird, the fossils of which are found with dinosaurs—Vegas iaai, a member of the duck/goose created kind.

In short, said Chad Eliason, a co-author of the study, “We don’t know where that organ came from, how in why it evolved.” If only evolutionists would save themselves the trouble of trying to find evolutionary links.

We read in Genesis that birds were created according to their kinds on Day 5. This would have been complete with the syrinx, able to produce the majestic sounds God created them to make.1

“And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”

Genesis 1:20

References and Notes

  1. Walker, Tas, editor. “Birdsong Organ an Evolutionary Puzzle.” Creation, 2019, pp. 7–7.[]


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