Lecture_17-3

Lecture_17-3 - between the sexes Duets can be simple or...

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What can be learned from a male’s song? – sometimes males try to mimic other males so that they can be as good Female song – females sometimes sing as well as males! Females can either sing alone or in duets The neural basis for this has been demonstrated. Species where females do not sing have dimorphic song nuclei Species where females sing extensively often have similar size song nuclei
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Unformatted text preview: between the sexes. Duets can be simple or complex CAROLINA WREN AND BAY WREN EXAMPLES Functions of duets: 1.) Cooperative territorial defense 2.) Blocking of male song blocks outside males from interrupting. ANTBIRD EXAMPLE MAGPIE LARK EXAMPLE BLACK CAPPED CHICKADEE EXAMPLE male/male duet...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course POUL 3123 taught by Professor Navara during the Spring '09 term at UGA.

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