Anthropogenic noise affects song structure in red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus).

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Anthropogenic noise can mask animal signals that are crucial for communicating information about food, predators and mating opportunities. In response to noise masking, signallers can potentially improve acoustic signal transmission by adjusting the timing, frequency or amplitude of their signals. These changes can be a short-term modification in response… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.060194

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@article{Hanna2011AnthropogenicNA, title={Anthropogenic noise affects song structure in red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus).}, author={Dalal E L Hanna and Gabriel Blouin-Demers and David R. Wilson and Daniel J Mennill}, journal={The Journal of experimental biology}, year={2011}, volume={214 Pt 21}, pages={3549-56} }