These findings are only among birds that have actually been studied; most birds have not been studied for intelligence.
“The analogy that comes to mind is a golfer, who having played a ball through an 18-hole course, assumed the ball could also play the course in his absence.”
Doug Axe showed that functional space is a tiny fraction of sequence space in proteins. Evolutionists think they found a shortcut.
As we all know, evolutionary theory, like the famed golf game of Kim Jon-il, contains no errors or weaknesses of any kind.
If evolutionists had to describe major turning points in evolution rigorously, they would quickly give up.