Rules of song development and their use in vocal interactions by birds with large repertoires

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Geberzahn, Nicole; Hultsch, Henrike;
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Ciências
  • Journal: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (issn: 0001-3765, eissn: 1678-2690)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0001-37652004000200004
  • Subject: developmental trajectories | Common Nightingale | trajetórias de desenvolvimento | Q | desenvolvimento do canto | duelos vocais | Science | interaction by song | song development | Rouxinol-comum | vocal duels | interação pelo canto

Songbirds are well known for settling their disputes by vocal signals, and their singing plays a dominant role. Most studies on this issue have concentrated on bird species that develop and use small vocal repertoires. In this article we will go farther and focus on exa... View more