Auditory stimulation of ovarian activity in the ring dove (Streptopelia risoria).

@article{Lehrman1969AuditorySO,
  title={Auditory stimulation of ovarian activity in the ring dove (Streptopelia risoria).},
  author={Daniel S. Lehrman and Miriam Friedman},
  journal={Animal behaviour},
  year={1969},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          494-7
        }
}
Abstract The ovarian follicles of female ring doves (N = 43) placed in sound-isolation chambers, declined in size over a 21-day period. When, during the subsequent 7 days, some of these females (N = 21) were allowed to hear the sounds picked up by a microphone in a breeding room, the size of their ovarian follicles increased by a factor of approximately two, in contrast to those of birds not allowed to hear dove vocalizations (N = 22), in which no significant increase in follicle size occurred… CONTINUE READING
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